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Origin of the name SELMA.
Etymology of the name SELMA.
Meaning of the baby name SELMA.


SELMA.  Turkish.  A form of Arabic Selima (q.v.), meaning "peace, safety." (History of Christian Names, Yonge, 1884).
    Selma Aliye Kavaf, a Turkish politician.  Selma Ergeš, a Turkish-German actress and model. (Wiki)

SELMA.  British.  From the name of Fingal's palace, which Salverte translates into "beautiful prospect."  Also spelled Selima. (Ibid., Yonge, 1884); History of the Names of Men, Nations, &c., Salverte-Mordacque, 1864).  Usage:  Great Britain, Scotland.
    Selma Blair, an American actress.  Selma Chalabi, a British filmmaker and journalist. (Wiki)

SELMA.  A short form of Teutonic Anselma (q.v.), meaning "divine helmet."  Also see Zelma.  Usage: America, Austria, Bosnia, England, Germany, Holland, Iceland, Sweden.
    Selma Bj÷rnsdˇttir, an Icelandic singer.  Selma Ottilia Lovisa Lagerl÷f (d. 1940), was a Swedish author.  Selma Kurz (d. 1933), was an Austrian operatic soprano. (Wiki)


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