What does Selma mean?

a town in central Alabama on the Alabama river; in 1965 it was the center of a drive to register Black voters

What's the origin of Selma?


How is Selma pronounced?


What does it say about you to have a cat named Selma?

There is no one definitive answer to this question. Some people might say that Selma is a name that reflects your personality or that it is unique and interesting. Others might say that Selma is a name that is associated with a certain ethnicity or culture. Ultimately, the meaning of a name is up to the individual who chooses it.

Is Selma a good cat name?

Selma has two syllables, which most vets and trainers tend to recommend. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for your kitty to recognize. Selma isn't one of the most common cat names, so your kitty will make waves! If you love the name, you should pick it!

Selma is found in these categories:

traditional cat names

This feline moniker hails from old German, meaning "helmet of God".

german cat names

A popular female name with Germanic origins meaning "godly helmet".


Based on likes, Selma ranks #3,550 with users of

Selma is not a common cat name. If you love to stand out, this is a very good thing!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Selma was, over the past 30 days, the 2983rd ranked cat name for views on

As of May 2024, Selma is becoming rarer and less popular with new kitten owners. Our stats reveal that the moniker is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a bit of variance in rank for this name. That might suggest its popularity is based on seasonal factors or perhaps pop culture events.

In the past week, Selma was viewed 16 times, and liked 0 times.

Cat names like Selma:

Meaning: Joyful, cheerful spirit.
Meaning: Wise, wise woman of wisdom.
Meaning: Lovely, wise, spirit of forest.
Meaning: Gift of God, beloved one.
Meaning: improperly forward or bold
Meaning: Queen of wisdom and beauty.

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