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Meaning and Origin of: Salim

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First name origins & meanings:

  • African American : Peace

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • Muslim and Jewish (Sephardic) : from a personal name based on Arabic salīm ‘perfect’, ‘faultless’, ‘safe’, ‘secure’. Salīm bin Thabet was one of the Companions of the Prophet Muhammad. The Mughal emperor Jahangir (1605–1627) was also known as Prince Salīm. This is a widespread name in all Muslim countries.