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What does Salim mean?

Salim Pronunciation of Salim as a boys' name is pronounced sa-LEEM. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Salim is "peaceful".

ASSOCIATED WITH Sal-, -im, arabic, peaceful


VARIANTS Saleem, Salem, Selim

(male) Sanim, ..

(female) Salna, ..

Salim Jahir (S.J.), ..

How popular is Salim?

Salim is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#13989 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Salim (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) are Saleem and Salem (#1282 FROM RECENT DATA). These relations of Salim were favored in 2015 (AVERAGE #1641). (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Basim, Fahim, Felim, Haim, Hakim, Halim, Hayim, Jakim, Karim, Kasim, Maxim, Nadim, Naim, Qasim, Rahim, Sabin, Safir, Sagiv, Sahil, Said, Sail, Sal, Salomo, Salvio, Sam, Sami, Samm, Sapir, Sariq, Savil, Savin, Sayid, Selig, Shalom, Sim, Slim, Wasim and Yakim. These names tend to be more frequently used than Salim.

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