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What does Salman mean?

Salman Pronunciation of Salman [salman] as a boys' name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Salman is "security, safety". Author Salman Rushdie.

Related boy name: Zalman.

Associated with: arabic.


Creative forms:
(male) Salgan, Samman, ..

(female) Salna, Salsan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Salman Geovanni (S.G.), ..

How popular is Salman?

Salman is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#15710 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Salman entered the list in 1992 and reached its peak position of #1259 in the U.S. in 2015. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Cadman, Calan, Callan, Carman, Colman, Dalan, Dallan, Daman, Dayman, Delman, Eaman, Elman, Galan, Galvan, Garman, Gilman, Haldan, Harman, Holman, Jalan, Jarman, Kalan, Kalman, Karman, Malmun, Naaman, Naman, Palmar, Rayman, Sagan, Sajan, Salmon, Salomon, Salomone, Salton, Salvian, Seaman, Shalmon, Silvan, Sloan, Solaman, Soloman, Solomon, Sulaiman, Sulayman, Suleiman, Suleyman, Suman, Sylvan, Tallan, Talmai, Talmon, Tasman, Tazman and Tilman. These names tend to be more frequently used than Salman.

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