Meaning and Origin of: Salama

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Egyptian : Peaceful

Family name origins & meanings

  • Muslim : from a personal name based on Arabic salamah‘peace’. Salamah ibn ‛Amr ibn al-Akwā was one of the ten Companions of the Prophet Muhammad. A related name isSalāmah, meaning ‘safety’, ‘security’, or ‘integrity’. This name is found in combinations such as Salāmat Allah (Salāmatullah) meaning ‘security of Allah’.
  • Jewish (Sephardic) : Arabic translation (see 1) of the Hebrew nameShlomoh (see Salomon, Solomon).