The origin of the name Salma is Hebrew


This is how Salma is written in Hebrew


שַׂלְמָא = Salma’


The meaning of the name Salma is: garment


Salma was the father of Boaz, father-in-law of Ruth, and grandfather of David


The name Salma appears in the bible in the following verses:


1 Chronicles 2:11 KJV
And Nahshon begat Salma, and Salma begat Boaz,

1 Chronicles 2:51 KJV
Salma the father of Bethlehem, Hareph the father of Bethgader.

1 Chronicles 2:54 KJV
The sons of Salma; Bethlehem, and the Netophathites, Ataroth, the house of Joab, and half of the Manahethites, the Zorites.