Note In Turkish this name is written with a dotted İ. It appears as SELİM in uppercase and selim in lowercase.
Meaning & History
Turkish form of Salim. This was the name of three Ottoman sultans, including the father of Süleyman the Magnificent.
Other Languages & CulturesSalama, Saleem, Salem, Salim, Salman, Sulaiman, Sulayman(Arabic) Solomon(Biblical) Salomo(Biblical Dutch) Salomon(Biblical French) Salomo(Biblical German) Salomon, Solomon(Biblical Greek) Shelomoh(Biblical Hebrew) Salomone(Biblical Italian) Salomon, Solomon(Biblical Latin) Salomon(Biblical Polish) Salomón(Biblical Spanish) Solomon(English) Salomon(French) Shalom, Shlomo(Hebrew) Suleiman(History) Salamon(Hungarian) Sulaiman(Indonesian) Solomon(Jewish) Sulaiman(Malay) Salomão(Portuguese) Shalim(Semitic Mythology) Salomón(Spanish) Süleýman(Turkmen) Souleymane(Western African) Zalman(Yiddish)
Entry updated April 25, 2021