Saleem name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Saleem mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Saleem

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International Interest
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Alt. Meaning

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

A is for attractive, inside and out

L is for little, the little things you do.

E is for eager, let's get started!

E is for empathy, and your consideration for the feelings of others

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

Notable Persons Named Saleem

Notable Persons Named Saleem

Saleem Malik

Saleem Malik is a cricketer. Saleem was born on April 16th, 1963 in Lahore, Pakistan.

Saleem Sheikh

Saleem Sheikh is an actor and television producer. Saleem was born on March 15th, 1967.

Saleem Altaf

Saleem Altaf is a cricketer.

Saleem Mairaj

Saleem Mairaj is an actor, model (people), and model. He has had major accomplishments since 1990. Saleem was born Saleem Mairaj in Karachi. Saleem is also known as Saleem Meraj and Salim Mairaj.

Saleem Safi

Saleem H. Ali

Saleem H. Ali is a scientist in the fields of environmental studies, conflict resolution, and international relations. Saleem was born in New Bedford, Massachusetts.

  • Saleem Jaffar
  • Saleem Yousuf
  • Saleem Mandviwalla
    Senate Of Pakistan
  • Saleem Raza
  • Saleem Pervez
  • Saleem Jan
  • Saleem Mukuddem
  • Saleem Dabbour

Notable Persons With the Last Name Saleem

Notable Persons With the Last Name Saleem

Saqib Saleem

Saqib Saleem is an actor and model. He was most prominent from 2011 to present. Saqib was given the name Saqib Saleem Qureshi on April 8th, 1988 in Delhi, India.

Ali Saleem

Ali Saleem is a talk show host, comedian, actor, and list of talk show hosts. He was most active from 2000 to present. Ali was born Ali Saleem in 1979 in Islamabad, Pakistan. Ali is also known as Begum Nawazish Ali.

Junaid Saleem

Junaid was born on August 10th, 1968 in Okara, Pakistan. Junaid is also known as joni.

Farrukh Saleem

Farrukh Saleem is a in the field of political science.

Saleem Javed

Saleem Javed is a pop music and rock music musician. He was most active from 1980 to present. Saleem was given the name Mohammad Saleem on December 25th, 1952 in Hyderabad, Sindh.

Aamir Saleem

Aamir Saleem is a pop, electronic, folk, electronic music, and folk music musician. His ongoing career started in 1991. Aamir was given the name Muhammad Aamir Saleem in Multan.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Saleem U.S.
  White 13.54% 64.26%
  African American 21.44% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 57.64% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.39% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.03% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.96% 16.26%

Of Last Name Saleem

People with the last name Saleem are most frequently White, African American, or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Saleem

  • How Popular is the name Saleem? Saleem is the 7,971st most popular name of all time. As a last name Saleem was the 9,767th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Saleem have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,637 babies born with the first name Saleem in the United States. That's more than enough people named Saleem to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Saleem? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1960 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Saleem first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Saleem is Monday, May 15th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Saleem born? The highest recorded use of the first name Saleem was in 1980 with a total of 62 babies.
  • Random Saleem Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Saleem is not a popular baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 20 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Saleem: The name spelled backwards is Meelas. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Amseel. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Saleem? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,317 people with the last name Saleem.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Saleem? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Saleem as their last name.
  • Saleem name meaning

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