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What does Salim mean?

Salim Pronunciation of Salim as a boys' name is pronounced sa-LEEM. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Salim is "peaceful".


ASSOCIATED WITH arabic, peaceful


VARIANTS Saleem, Salem, Selim

(male) Sanim, ..

(female) Salna, ..

Salim Zamari (S.Z.), ..

How popular is Salim?

Salim is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#13989 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Salim (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) are Saleem, Salem (#1205 FROM RECENT DATA) and Selim (#1961). These relations of Salim were favored in the year 2017 (AVERAGE #1675) and have remained as popular to this day (#1722, 3%). (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Basim, Fahim, Felim, Haim, Hakim, Halim, Hayim, Jakim, Karim, Kasim, Maxim, Nadim, Naim, Qasim, Rahim, Sabin, Safir, Sagiv, Sahil, Said, Sail, Sal, Salomo, Salvio, Sam, Sami, Samm, Sapir, Sariq, Savil, Savin, Sayid, Selig, Shalom, Sim, Slim, Wasim and Yakim. These names tend to be more frequently used than Salim.

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