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Gender Masculine
Usage Turkish
Pronounced Pron. suy-lay-MAN
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Meaning & History

Turkish form of SOLOMON. Süleyman the Magnificent was a sultan of the Ottoman Empire in the 16th century. He expanded Ottoman territory into Europe and Persia, reformed the government, and completed several great building projects.

Related Names

Feminine FormSelma
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) Salomón(Biblical Spanish) Suljo(Bosnian) Salomon(Danish) Solomon(English) Salomon(French) Shalom, Shlomo(Hebrew) Suleiman(History) Salamon(Hungarian) Sulaiman(Indonesian) Solomon, Sol, Solly(Jewish) Sulaiman(Malay) Salomon(Norwegian) Salomão(Portuguese) Shalim(Semitic Mythology) Salomón(Spanish) Salomon(Swedish) Süleýman(Turkmen) Souleymane(Western African) Zalman(Yiddish)
Same SpellingSüleýman

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Süleyman the Magnificent depicted in an Ottoman miniatureSüleyman the Magnificent depicted in an Ottoman miniature
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