Name Selma – origin and meaning

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 in Germanic “under the protection of the gods”, in Celtic “beautiful view” and in Greek and Arabic “peace”.

Pronunciation of Selma

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