Name Salim - meaning, origin, popularity 

Salim name meaning

What does Salim mean?

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Arabic
Usage: Arabic, Bengali, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Sindhi, Telugu, Arabic, African, English and Swahili
Pronunciation: s(a)-lim
Meaning: Happy, Peaceful, Safe, Sound, Unimpaired, Sane and Sincere
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Rare unisex name Salim has origin in Arabic, Salim means "Happy, Peaceful, Safe, Sound, Unimpaired, Sane or Sincere" is majorly used in Arabic, African, Kannada, Bengali, Hindi, Swahili, Telugu, English, Sindhi and Marathi.

How do I pronounce Salim?

The two syllabled name Salim is commonly pronounced as s(a)-lim.

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How popular is the name Salim?

A common name in France with over 9306 new-borns have been given the name since 1952. At present peaking at the charts, 245 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 192nd position. Salim is a familiar baby name in United States, it has been in use since 1960 and was able to reach the top 2000 names. In 1980, it ranked 1656th when 57 boy were named Salim. Over 1628 people have been named Salim in United States.

Salim is a unique baby name in Belgium, it has been in use since 1995 and was able to reach the top 300 names. In 2013, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 276 on boy names chart when 44 babies were named Salim. Over 674 babies in Belgium have been named Salim. The name is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales, even after 23 years of use, it could not make it big. Over 329 people have been named Salim in England and Wales.

Salim is a rare baby name in Ireland there is very thin chances of it still being given. However things change on global perspective, Salim is extremely popular in India where every 1 in 4000 have the name. Also the baby name is popular in Bangladesh, Algeria, Indonesia, Kenya, Turkey, Oman, Tanzania, Yemen, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Tunisia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, Uganda, Iran, Lebanon, United Arab Emirates, Comoros, Nigeria, Malaysia, Syria, Jordan, Uzbekistan, Egypt, Mozambique, Tajikistan, Mali, Palestine, Libya, Somalia and Nepal. According to our research, over 1150000 babies have been named Salim globally.

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Here's what numbers has to say about Salim

You don't share the usual opinion of things and the ordinary life perspective. You are the mover and shaker of the world. You are your own best friend. You always act like everything's just great. Your charm is guilty of the success you enjoy right now or will do in the future. You often denies your emotions and suppress your rage when you should be expressing it in a healthy way like exercising or meditating.

Looking for a name like Salim? Please go through the following names

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  •  Inaya - Customary Inaya is originated from Arabic is used commonly in Gujarati and Arabic given to girls, Inaya means "Providence or Solicitude"
  •  Nadia - Renowned Nadia has its origin in Arabic and Russian is a unisex name, Nadia means "Hope, Announcer or Moist" is used prevalently in African, Hindi and Swahili. In 2018, renowned name Nadia managed to bag 393rd position on baby girl chart in United States
  •  Aziza - Unusual Aziza is used especially in Marathi, Hindi and Arabic, Aziza means "Loved or Powerful" and of Arabic and African-Swahili origin is bestowed upon baby girls
  •  Sauda - Unfamiliar Sauda is originated from African-Swahili language bestowed upon girls, used especially in African and Arabic, Sauda means "Syeda Sauda Bint Zam'aa RA or Leadership"
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Famous people named Salim

  • Salim Joubran, Israeli Arab and former judge on the Supreme Court of Israel
  • Salim Mawla Abu Hudhayfa, was one of the sahaba of the Islamic prophet Muhammad
  • Salim Chishti, Sufi saint of the Chishti Order during the Mughal Empire
  • Salim Ben Ali, served as Prime Minister of Comoros under President Ahmed Abdallah
  • Salim Jay, Moroccan novelist
  • Salim Jan Khan Mazari, prominent figure
  • Salim Muwakkil, American journalist based in Chicago
  • Salim Abdallah Khalfan, former Member of Parliament
  • Salim Kipsang, Kenyan long-distance runner,
  • Salim Lone, Kenyan journalist
  • Salim bin Thuwaini, Sultan of Muscat and Oman, Sultan of Muscat and Oman
  • Salim Ali, Indian ornithologist and naturalist
  • Salim Rubai Ali, head of state of the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen
  • Salim Kechiouche, Algerian-French actor
  • Salim Aribi, Algerian footballer
  • Salim Stoudamire, American former professional basketball player
  • Salim Hamdan, Yemeni man
  • Salim Saleh, high-ranking military officer
  • Salim Sdiri, French long jumper of Tunisian descent
  • Salim Khan, Indian film actor, producer and screenwriter
  • Salim Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah, ninth ruler of Kuwait
  • Salim Ahmed Salim, Tanzanian diplomat
  • Salim Durani, former Indian cricketer
  • Salim Iles, Algerian swimmer
  • Salim Tuama, Israeli footballer
  • Salim Mansur, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Western Ontario
  • Salim Nasir, Pakistani film and TV actor
  • Salim Kumar, imdb
  • Salim Arrache, Algerian footballer
  • Salim Aliyow Ibrow, Somali politician
  • Salimata Kamate in Intouchables as Actress
  • Salim Rubiales in Sín luz as Actor
  • Salim Ghouse in Vettaikaran as Actor
  • Salim Khan Ding-Dong in Karan Arjun as Actor
  • Salim Gauwloos in Madonna: Truth or Dare as
  • Salim Akhtar in Baazi as Producer
  • Salim Akil in TV series Black Lightning as Writer
  • Salim Sabri, from 1975 drama flick Kafr kasem, who played N.
  • In 1969 drama movie, Ek Masoom, Salim Aziz Durrani portrayed Deepak and Ramesh.
  • Salim Hamid played the leading role of N in 1953 drama film Nachoda harimau lapar.

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