Gender Feminine
Usage Arabic
Scripts سلمى(Arabic)
Pronounced Pron. SAL-ma
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Meaning & History

Means "safe", derived from Arabic سَلِمَ (salima) meaning "to be safe".

Related Names

VariantsSalima, Selima
Masculine FormsSalama, Saleem, Salem, Salim, Salman
Other Languages & CulturesShulammite, Shulamite(Biblical) Shulammit(Biblical Hebrew) Shlomit, Shulamit, Shulamith(Hebrew) Selma(Turkish) Salamatu(Western African)

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Entry updated November 16, 2019