Salim Name Meaning

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

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Salem, Halim, Salik, Salaam, Wali, Naim, Sani, Jalil, Malik, Selim

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Salim Family Origin

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Salim Family Occupations

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  • Independent

    100%

In 1881, the most common Salim occupation in the UK was Independent. 100% of Salim's were Independents.

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Salim Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, Salim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Salim in 1959 was 58, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Salim

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