All information on our website is based on our own original research in Arabic, Persian and English-language scholarly references. We never copy information from other websites.



A Quranic Name for Girls

Short meaning of SalmaSafety and Security
See below for detailed meaning
How to pronounce Salma

SUm + pLay + MAster

Each block is a syllable. Thick black border indicates stress/emphasis. Other pronunciations are acceptable.
Arabic Spelling (How to write Salma in Arabic)سلمى
Quranic Nature
(Learn more...)
Indirectly Mentioned
Alternate spellings of SalmaSalmaa Selma Selmaa Selma Selmaa Salma
All of the above spellings are acceptable for this name. You may also create your own spelling.
Quranic Root
(Learn more...)
All Quranic baby names derived from S-L-M:

Meaning of Salma

Salma is an indirect Quranic name for girls that means “flawless”, “untainted”, “pure”, “safe and sound”, “virtuous”. It is derived from the S-L-M root which is used in many places in the Quran.

whereby God guides to the ways of peace/safety all who seek His good pleasure, bringing them from darkness to the light, by His will, and guiding them to a straight path. (Quran 5:16)

Get the QuranicNames Android app!

Most Popular Muslim Names in 2024

Reader Comments:

  1. on Sunday 17th of April 2016 07:43:41 AM

    Salma is my name yay
    And first I thought it meant beauty and smart but I guess I was wrong

  2. on Monday 12th of June 2017 01:38:18 AM


  3. on Thursday 27th of July 2017 09:08:36 PM

    Write your comment here…I luv ma baby’s name#Salma

  4. on Monday 2nd of October 2017 03:59:59 AM

    Write your comment NAME IS I LOVE &PROUD THIS NAME

  5. on Saturday 7th of July 2018 11:14:21 AM

    The most original meaning of the name Salma is “Peace”, derived from the words Salam/Islam which means peace. Other variation of the name includes: Salama, Saleema, etc.

  6. on Saturday 13th of April 2019 09:55:53 AM

    My is a pretty interesting name I can’t wait to tell all my friends about the meaning

  7. on Thursday 5th of December 2019 04:21:44 PM

    I’m happy and proud to have my name as Salma ..the meaning z like peace, sweetheart and I am soo happy

  8. on Saturday 6th of March 2021 06:14:25 PM

    Cool! My Website Is i also have and … hijabsalma had a good ring to it at the time and i hasd forgotten it’s meaning

  9. on Thursday 28th of September 2023 11:39:41 PM

    Allahuma barik, I used to like my name, but I thought the meaning was sad. I’m happy and proud to have such a beautiful and rare name

  10. on Sunday 18th of February 2024 03:18:17 PM

    YEEPIEEE i am the only one in my school to have the name Salma, the closest name to mine is smth like summer

  11. on Saturday 25th of May 2024 11:11:52 AM


Characters: 0

Muslim Names With Meanings Similar to Salma

Categories: All Baby Names Starting With S | All Muslim Baby Names | Arabic Baby Names | Islamic (Quranic) Girl Names Starting With S | Islamic Names Meaning Safety and Security | Muslim Girl Names - Girl Names from the Quran | Quranic Names By Meaning | Quranic Names by Root | S-L-M
The content on this site does not constitute any type of legal or religious advice. Always consult your local imam or other knowledgeable individuals before making a decision about choosing a baby name.
Copyright 2011-2024 All Rights Reserved | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use