Saladin - A very unique male name

  Sep 23,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Saladin, meaning peace through faith, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1966 on position #1672. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Saladin and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Saladin? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Saladin. The baby boy name Saladin was given to 5 baby boys in 1966, ranking #1672 on the national boy baby name top chart.

Must Try: Find A Perfect Name Based On Your Last Name...

With that position 1 in 341,347 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Saladin peaked in popularity 53 years ago in 1966 on position 1672.

Famous with this name

Saladin K. Patterson
King Saladin
Frank Saladín

How would you rate Saladin, 1-5?

Rating: 5/5 (1 people)

Saladin is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Saladin is currently topping the baby name charts in New Jersey at position #521 - and is the least popular in New Jersey at position #521.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Saladin is where you live.

Comment and discuss

Saladin origin and meaning

Saladin is a 7 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means peace through faith. To see famous people named Saladin, pop culture references for the name Saladin and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Saladin

We've found the following names that sound similar to Saladin, sorted by popularity.

Sheldon / Shelton / Sultan / Seldon / Slayton / Seledonio / Slaton / Silton /

Name statistics

Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)

Chart position per state (visualized)

Chart position per year (table view)

Year Rank

Chart position per state (table view)

State Rank
New Jersey521

Even more about Saladin

These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Saladin a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Saladin?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

Recommended articles

On chart
Peak year

Popularity Score™

Name Saladin
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 341,347
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1966
1966 births +5

About Us

What's Our team of researchers have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years. From Mary (#1 in 1910) to Madison (#8 in 2012) - We have collected and organized names from over 290 million births to help you find the perfect name for your baby.

Try our free Smart Name Finder

Rather than random suggestions or alphabetically sorted lists we'll give you smart suggestions based on your input and preferences. Give it a try!

  Try Now