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What does Saleem mean?

Saleem Pronunciation of Saleem as a name for boys is an Arabic name, and Saleem means "peaceful". Saleem is an alternate spelling of Salim (Arabic).


ASSOCIATED WITH arabic, peaceful


VARIANTS Selim, Salem



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How popular is Saleem?

Saleem is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#13240 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Saleem was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its top position of #1935 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not ranked currently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Salem (#1205 FROM CURRENT RECORDS) and Selim (#1961) are the popular related forms of Saleem appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Saleem reached its apex in 2017 (AVERAGE #1675) and has remained as widespread to this day (#1722, 3% LESS USAGE).

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Ahkeem, Alem, Aseem, Azeem, Clem, Faheem, Hakeem, Hallem, Hasheem, Hashem, Jakeem, Kadeem, Kaleel, Kareem, Kaseem, Khadeem, Maleek, Maleeq, Nadeem, Naeem, Raheem, Rahiem, Sabeeno, Sable, Sadeeki, Sadler, Saeed, Sage, Sahel, Saige, Salman, Salmon, Salomo, Salton, Salvio, Sam, Samael, Samm, Sammey, Samuel, Sander, Sandey, Sante, Sareek, Sareeq (see Saarik), Sarge, Saxe, Saxen, Sayeed, Sayer, Sayers, Sayge, Sayre, Sayres, Sealey, Selbey, Selden, Shakeel, Shalom, Shameer, Shareef, Shem, Silver, Skeet, Slim, Speed, Speer, Stanlee, Steel, Steen, Sylver, Taleeb, Villem, Waleed and Yacheem. These names tend to be more commonly used than Saleem.

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