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What does Suleyman mean?

Suleyman Pronunciation of Suleyman [su-ley-man] as a boys' name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of the name Suleyman is "peace". Suleyman is a version of Sulayman (Arabic): the Arabic form of Solomon.

Associated with: arabic, peace.


Suleyman has 2 variants: Sulaiman and Suleiman.

Creative forms:
(male) Silleyman, Silman, ..

(female) Suleyna, Suleysa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Suleyman Everett (S.E.), ..

How popular is Suleyman?

Suleyman is an unusual given name for males. Suleyman is an equivalently unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular related form of Suleyman (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000 is Sulaiman. This form of Suleyman was popular less than a decade ago (#1828). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Suleyman is pronounced similarly to Solaman and Soloman. Other recommended names are Alexan, Altman, Beeman, Bunyan, Coleman, Colman, Cullinan, Delevan (see Delvin), Delman, Eilean, Elterman, Freedman, Freman, Fuhrman, Furman, Gilean, Gillman, Gilman, Gullan, Herman, Holman, Hyman, Julyan, Kalman, Keyvan, Kilean, Lehman, Redman, Saleem, Salman, Salmon, Salomon, Salvian, Scherman, Schermann, Seaman, Sean, Seligman, Seligmann, Selwyn, Shayan, Sheehan, Sherman, Shermann (see Sherman), Silberman, Silbermann, Silvan, Silverman, Slayden, Sleven, Sloan, Solomon, Stedman, Stefan, Stevan, Sullavan (see Sullivan), Sullevan, Sulley, Sullivan, Suman, Sylvan, Szymon, Tedman, Teman, Teytan, Tilghman, Tillman, Tilman, Trueman, Tuckerman, Wakeman, Zalman and Zeligman. These names tend to be more frequently used than Suleyman.

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