Salim - Meaning of Salim
What does Salim mean?
[ 2 syll. sa-lim, sal-im ] The baby boy name Salim is pronounced as Saa-LIY-M †. Salim is largely used in the African, Arabic, English, and Swahili languages, and its origin is Arabic. It is derived from the elements 'salim' meaning safe ; 'selim' peace. The name Selim was borne by three sultans and various rulers of the Ottoman Empire. The name Selima (English and Slavic) is the female equivalent of Salim.
Saalim (Arabic), Saleem (Arabic and English), Salem (Slavic), Salman (Arabic), and Selim (Arabic and Turkish) are variants of Salim.
See also the related categories, swahili, rulers (king), english, peace (quiet), ottoman, and arabic.
Salim is rarely used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Salim include Saleem, Saalim, Salaam, Salam, Salaun, Salem, Salene, Salin, Saline, Salman, Salmen, Salyn, Salyne, Selim, Selmo, Selwenn, Selwenne, Selwin, Selwyn, and Selwynn.
† Pronunciation for Salim: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)"
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