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What does Suleiman mean?

Suleiman Pronunciation of Suleiman [suleiman] as a name for boys is an Arabic name, and the name Suleiman means "peace". Suleiman is a version of Sulayman (Arabic): the Arabic variant of Solomon.

Associated with: arabic, peace.


Suleiman has 2 variants: Sulaiman and Suleyman.

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Middle name pairings:
Suleiman Chris (S.C.), ..

How popular is Suleiman?

Suleiman is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#20871 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Sulaiman is the only prominent variation form of Suleiman (not ranked). This relation of Suleiman was popular as a baby name less than a decade ago (#1828). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sulaiman in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suleiman is alike in pronunciation to Solaman and Soloman. Other recommended names are Ailean, Alexan, Alterman, Altman, Beaman, Cillian, Coleman, Cullan, Cullinan, Delevan (see Delvin), Eliran, Filian, Freedman, German, Gilean, Gilian, Gillman, Gullan, Gulshan, Guttman, Heiman, Herman, Julian, Jurian, Keilan, Kilian, Lehman, Lucian, Newman, Salem, Salim, Salman, Salmon, Salomon, Salvian, Scherman, Seaman, Sean, Seligman, Seligmann, Selim, Selwin, Selwinn (see Selwyn), Sheridan, Sherman, Shermann (see Sherman), Shimon, Silberman, Silverman, Sima, Simen, Simon, Siprian, Sloan, Solomon, Stedman, Stefan, Steinar, Stephan, Stillman, Sullavan (see Sullivan), Sulleigh, Sullevan, Sullivan, Suman, Sylvan, Tedman, Teigan, Tilghman, Valerian, Yeoman, Zalman and Zeligman. These names tend to be more frequently used than Suleiman.

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