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What does Saleem mean?

Saleem Pronunciation of Saleem [saleem] as a name for boys is an Arabic name, and Saleem means "peaceful". Saleem is an alternate spelling of Salim (Arabic).

Associated with: arabic, peaceful.


Saleem has 2 variants: Salem and Selim.

Creative forms:
(male) Soleem, ..

(female) Sale, Salett, ..

Middle name pairings:
Saleem Ciaran (S.C.), ..

How popular is Saleem?

Saleem is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#13240 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Saleem was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its top position of #1935 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not ranked currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Saleem name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Saleem outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Salem (#1282 from current records) is the only other popular related form of Saleem appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Saleem was at its apex in 2015 (average #1641).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Saleem, Salem in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Saleem and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Ahkeem, Alem, Aseem, Azeem, Clem, Faheem, Hakeem, Hallem, Hasheem, Hashem, Jakeem, Kadeem, Kaleel, Kareem, Kaseem, Khadeem, Maleek, Maleeq, Nadeem, Naeem, Raheem, Rahiem, Sabeeno, Sable, Sadeeki, Sadler, Saeed, Sage, Sahel, Saige, Salman, Salmon, Salomo, Salton, Salvio, Sam, Samael, Samm, Sammey, Samuel, Sander, Sandey, Sante, Sareek, Sareeq (see Saarik), Sarge, Saxe, Saxen, Sayeed, Sayer, Sayers, Sayge, Sayre, Sayres, Sealey, Selbey, Selden, Shakeel, Shalom, Shameer, Shareef, Shem, Silver, Skeet, Slim, Speed, Speer, Stanlee, Steel, Steen, Sylver, Taleeb, Villem, Waleed and Yacheem. These names tend to be more commonly used than Saleem.

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