Origin: Arabic حليمة
The name is derived from the Arabic, حليم (haliem) meaning, “patient.”
The name was borne by a 6th-century Ghassian princess, (the Ghassians were a group of Hellenized Arabs).
As of 2010, Halima was the 455th most popular female name in France.
As West African form is Halimat.
Masculine form is Halim.