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What does Zalman mean?

Zalman Pronunciation of Zalman [zal-man] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin. Variant of Solomon. Author Salman Rushdie.


Zalman has 2 variants: Salman and Zalomon.

5 more alternative forms via Solomon: Salmon, Salomon, Shalmon, Solaman and Soloman.

Creative forms:
(male) Zalzan, ..

(female) Zalma, Zalnai, ..

Middle name pairings:
Zalman Sean (Z.S.), ..

How popular is Zalman?

Zalman is an uncommon first name for men but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#78326 out of 150436, Top 52%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Zalman (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Salman (#1259 in 2015), Salomon, Soloman and Solomon (#376). Usage of these forms of Zalman is at its peak today (usage of 0.1%). Solomon is the most chic birth name in this compilation. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Salman, Salomon, Soloman, Solomon in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar 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, Tallan, Talmai, Talmon, Tasman, Tazman, Tilman and Zoltan. Like Zalman, these names are not frequently used.