Gender: Female Meaning of Zelma: "God helmet" Origin of Zelma: German, diminutive of Anselma

Zelma Origin and Meaning

The name Zelma is a girl's name of German origin meaning "God helmet".

The Selma-Thelma-Velma connection dates it.

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lizway Says:


i feel like i would only use this name as a nickname of Azelma, and only if i wanted to be cruel and name a child azelma (like from les miserables)... so no.

denaenae Says:


My grandmother's name! She always hated it but I sort of love it. On the right person it could be quite cool.