Salme, Salmi

Gender: Feminine
Origin: Estonian/Finnish
Meaning: debated
(SAHLL-meh); (SAHLL-mee)

The names are possibly derived from the Estonian word salmike meaning “rhyme”. They are also possibly taken from an Estonian place and Finnish name. Salme is the name of a Parish in Estonia, while Salmi is the name of a place in the Republic of Karelia . Its designated name day is August 5.