Gender Masculine
Usage Arabic
Scripts سليم, سالم(Arabic)
Pronounced Pron. sa-LEEM, SA-leem  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Means "safe, sound, intact" in Arabic, derived from the root سَلِمَ (salima) meaning "to be safe". This transcription represents two different Arabic names: سليم, in which the second vowel is long, and سالم, in which the first vowel is long.

Related Names

Feminine FormsSalima, Salma, Selima
Other Languages & CulturesSelim, Selman, Sulejman(Albanian) Süleyman(Azerbaijani) Meshullam, Solomon(Biblical) Salomo(Biblical Dutch) Salomon(Biblical French) Salomo(Biblical German) Salomon, Solomon(Biblical Greek) Meshullam, Shelomoh(Biblical Hebrew) Salomone(Biblical Italian) Salomon, Solomon(Biblical Latin) Salomon(Biblical Polish) Salomón(Biblical Spanish) Sulejman(Bosnian) Solomon(English) Salomon(French) Meshulam, Shalom, Shlomo(Hebrew) Suleiman(History) Salamon(Hungarian) Sulaiman(Indonesian) Solomon(Jewish) Sulayman(Kyrgyz) Sulaiman(Malay) Salomão(Portuguese) Shalim(Semitic Mythology) Salomón(Spanish) Selim, Selman, Süleyman(Turkish) Süleýman(Turkmen) Souleymane(Western African) Zalman(Yiddish)
Surname DescendantsSalem, Salim(Arabic)
User SubmissionSälim


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Entry updated April 25, 2021