Meaning and Origin of: Salama

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Egyptian : Peaceful

Last name origin & meaning:

  • Muslim : from a personal name based on Arabic salamah ‘peace’. Salamah ibn ‛Amr ibn al-Akwā was one of the ten Companions of the Prophet Muhammad. A related name is Salāmah, meaning ‘safety’, ‘security’, or ‘integrity’. This name is found in combinations such as Salāmat Allah (Salāmatullah) meaning ‘security of Allah’.
  • Jewish (Sephardic) : Arabic translation (see 1) of the Hebrew name Shlomoh (see Salomon, Solomon).