Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. SEHL-mə(English)
ZEHL-ma(German)
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Meaning & History

Meaning unknown, possibly a short form of Anselma. It could also have been inspired by James Macpherson's 18th-century poems, in which it is the name of Ossian's castle.

Related Names

VariantZelma(English)
Same SpellingSelma 2

Popularity

People think this name is

classic   natural   refined   strange   serious  

Name Days

Estonia: December 5
Finland: December 5
Poland: April 21
Sweden: June 27

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Entry updated June 13, 2019