Gender Masculine
Scripts שַׁלְמַנְאֶסֶר(Ancient Hebrew)

Meaning & History

From שַׁלְמַנְאֶסֶר (Shalman'eser), the Hebrew form of the Akkadian name Shulmanu-ashared meaning "Shulmanu is preeminent". This was the name of five Assyrian kings, including the 9th-century BC Shalmaneser III who expanded the empire. He is mentioned briefly in the Old Testament.

Related Names

VariantShulmanu-Ashared(Ancient Assyrian)


Entry updated December 7, 2022