Salman

Salman - A very unique male name



  Feb 19,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Salman, meaning safety, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1981 on position #2468. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Salman and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Salman? 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 Salman. The baby boy name Salman was given to 48 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1640 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 34,189 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Salman peaked in popularity 25 years ago in 1992 on position 1345.



Famous with this name

?lyas Salman
Salman Khan
Salman Aristo


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Salman is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Salman is currently topping the baby name charts in Minnesota at position #337 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,538.

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 Salman is where you live.


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Salman origin and meaning

Salman is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means safety. To see famous people named Salman, pop culture references for the name Salman and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Salman

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

Solomon / Shlomo / Salomon / Shalom / Shulem / Sholom / Saleem / Shlome / Salim / Shloime /

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
20121640
20111899
20101912
20092320
20082384
20072151
20063049
20052445
20042303
20032301
20022401
20011912
20001615
19991973
19981561
19971676
19962070
19951774
19941600
19931666
19921345
19911539
19902257
19892633
19872075
19842548
19812468

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Minnesota337
Colorado629
Ohio1019
New York1552
California2189
Texas2538

Even more about Salman


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 Salman 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 Salman?

2 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.

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#
On chart
1992
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Salman
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 34,189
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1981
2012 births +48

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