♀ Name Selma – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Selma

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Selma is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Selma

The girl’s name Selma is of different origins. It is a short form of the German name Anselma, a derivation of the Celtic word “shelma” and a variant of the Arabic name Salma and of the Greek name Salome.

Meaning of Selma

Selma means “with divine protection” in Germanic, “beautiful view” in Celtic and “peace” in Greek and Arabic.

Pronunciation of Selma

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