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.