Salma: baby girl name meaning and popularity


Of Arabic origin and meaning "safety," so be prepared for lectures from your little Salma on when to change the batteries in your smoke detectors and the importance of bike helmets.


Sal, Sally, Al.

Famous people named Salma:

Actress Salma Hayek; activist Salma Yaqoob; singer Salma Rachid.

Fun fact:

Salma first hit the U.S. charts in 1997, after actress Salma Hayek made her screen debut in Fools Rush In.

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