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Updated January 2, 2024

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Boy name origins & meanings

  • African American : Peace

Boy name variations

How Popular Is The Name Salim

Family name origins & meanings

  • 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.

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