Selma name meanings in English, personality, lucky number, lucky stone, origin and religion

Selma is a feminine name of uncertain origin. It could be a form of Selima, which in turn is a name first recorded in a poem by Thomas Gray (died 1771). One possibility is that Selima was influenced by the Arabic name Selim meaning "peace".

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Selma name meaning and details.

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Write Selma in Urdu, Hindi, Arabic, Bangla
(Selma pronunciation in different languages)

Urdu: سلمہ
Hindi: सेल्मा
Arabic: سلمى,سلمئ
Bangla: সেলমা

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What is the meaning of Selma ?

Selma is baby girl name mainly popular in Muslim religion and its main origin is Arabic. Selma name meanings is Safe, Fair, Protected by God, Protection of God, Divinely Protected, Sacrifice, Well Spoken. Selma is written in Urdu, Hindi, Arabic, Bangla as سلمہ, सेल्मा, سلمى,سلمئ, সেলমা. Other similar sounding names can be Selab, Selani, Selima, Selina.

Answers for the most frequently asked questions about name Selma

What does Selma name mean?

Selma is one of the most loved baby girl name, its meaning is safe, fair, protected by god, protection of god, divinely protected, sacrifice, well spoken, حضور کی زوجہ مطہرہ کا نام، اطاعت گزار، نیک، پاک، محفوظ. this is a suggested hindu name for those born under the birth star purvabhadra short form of anselma, the feminine form of anselm, which comes from the germanic ans, meaning "god" and helm, meaning "protection"..

How to write Selma in Urdu, Hindi, Arabic, Bangla?

Well, Selma can be written in various beautiful fonts in Urdu, Hindi, Arabic, Bangla as سلمہ, सेल्मा, سلمى,سلمئ, সেলমা.

What is the religion of the name Selma?

The people with name Selma are mostly known as Muslim.

What is the origin of the name Selma?

Most of the muslim names are orginated from Arabic origin.

Is the name Selma difficult to pronounce?

Selma name has 5 letter and 1 word and it short and easy to pronounce.

Is Selma name is short?

Absolutely! Selma is a short name.

Selma Name Combinations.

You probably have google this question: My baby name is Selma and how can I combine the name Selma with other names and create unique & new name? We tried to suggest Selma name combinations. You can see how it looks the name Selma as first name or Selma as last name. You can combine the middle name for Selma and create a unique name.

Selma as First Name
  • Name
    Popularity %
  • Selma Johnson
  • Selma Anderson
  • Selma Smith
  • Selma Miller
  • Selma Peterson
  • Selma Brown
  • Selma Olson
  • Selma Carlson
  • Selma Jones
  • Selma Cohen
  • Selma Larson
  • Selma Williams
  • Selma Thompson
  • Selma Erickson
  • Selma Davis
  • Selma Schwartz
  • Selma Harris
  • Selma Swanson
  • Selma Wilson

Selma Ethnicity Distribution.

  • Ethnicity
  • White
  • African American
  • Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander
  • American Indian and Alaska Native
  • Two or More Ethnicities
  • Hispanic or Latino

Popular personalities with Selma Name.

Selma Blair
Selma Blair

Selma Blair is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1995. Selma was given the name Selma Blair Beitner on June 23rd, 1972 in Southfield, Michigan.

Selma Lagerlof
Selma Lagerlof

Selma was given the name Selma Ottilia Lovisa Lagerlof on November 20th, 1858 in Marbacka. She breathed her last breath on March 16th, 1940.

Selma Diamond
Selma Diamond

Selma Diamond was a comedic actress, comedy writer for radio, and television. She was most active from 1943 to 1985. Selma was born on August 6th, 1920 in London, Ontario, Canada. She left this life on May 13th, 1985.

Selma Ergec
Selma Ergec

Selma Ergec is an actress and actor. She has been prominent since 2000. Selma was born Selma Ergec on November 1st, 1978 in Hamm.

Selma Bajrami
Selma Bajrami

Selma Bajrami is a singer and dancer. Her ongoing career started in 1997. Selma was born on July 4th, 1980 in Tuzla.

Selma Burke
Selma Burke

Selma Burke was an artist in the field of sculpture. Selma was given the name Selma Hortense Burke on December 31st, 1900 in Mooresville, North Carolina. She left this life on August 29th, 1995.


Selma is a pop music and soul music singing and actor. She plays Vocals. Her career lasted from 1999 to 1999. Selma was given the name Selma Bjornsdottir on June 13th, 1974.

Dick Selma
Dick Selma

Dick Selma was a baseball player. Dick was born on November 4th, 1943 in Santa Ana, California. He left this life on August 29th, 2001.

Schwester Selma
Schwester Selma

Schwester Selma was a head nurse, shaare zedek hospital, and shaare zedek medical center. Schwester was given the name Selma Mayer on February 3rd, 1884 in Hanover, Germany. She passed away on February 5th, 1984.

Teresa Selma
Teresa Selma

Teresa Selma is an actress, voice actress, theater director, and theater producer. She has had major accomplishments since 1957. Teresa was given the name Teresa Ramos Monte on August 13th, 1930 in Venezuela.

Jaume Padros I Selma
Jaume Padros I Selma

Jaume was born in 1959 in Barcelona.

Other Personalities with Selma Name.



Wanda Hawley


Selma Kurz

Schwester Selma

Head Nurse

Selma Ek

Selma Borst

Selma Andersson

Selma Oxor


Selma Kronold

Opera Singer

Selma Grafin Von Der Groben

Selma Hedia Mabrouk


Girl Names with Same Meanings with Selma

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Calculate Numerology for Selma

# Ltr index Letter in Name Position of Letter
0 S 3
1 E 5
2 L 3
3 M 4
4 A 1
Numerology of name Selma 7 (subtotal of 16)

Discovering Personality Type of Selma

Selma has the numerology 7. They try and analyze as many things as possible and not just that but they also believe in spreading awareness about everything that they know. The meaning of this name is Safe, Fair, Protected by God, Protection of God, Divinely Protected, Sacrifice, Well Spoken. They do not believe in keeping knowledge to themselves but spreading it.

People with numerology number 7 are more on the studious and knowledgeable side because they believe in studying everything that is present on this planet. The gender of this name Selma is Girl.

They are also the ones believing in meditation because they want peace all around them and these people are also very understanding of the situations around them. They do not make a fuss out of any situation rather they try to solve it as much as possible.

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