Meaning of Salma
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Salma has the following meaning:
To live safely.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.
As a baby girl name, Salma is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 727 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).
In 2009, the name Salma rose in popularity, moving up the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 55 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 791 in the Top 1000 charts.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Salma in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Salma is pronounced as sahl-mah
Popular Variants for the name Salma:
We think the name Salma should fall under the following style category: Ladylike
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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Salma to be: A cheerful girl who loves to have fun
In one word, you might describe Salma as a(n) "playful
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The names of some famous persons by the name Salma
(or its variants) are:Salma Hayek
, born on 2 September, a famous actor. Salma Hayek's background: An Academy Award-, Ariel Award-, Screen Actors Guild Award-, BAFTA Award-, Golden Globe- and Emmy-nominated and ALMA Award-winning Mexican-American actress, Daytime Emmy-winning director, and an Emmy-nominated TV and film producer. Hayek has appeared in more than thirty films and performed as an actress outside of Hollywood in Mexico and Spain. Hayek's charitable work includes increasing awareness on violence against women and discrimination against immigrants.