Saleem

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2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Saleem

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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

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

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

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Saleem Altaf is a cricketer.

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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.

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

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Notable Persons With the Last Name 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.

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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.

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

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Farrukh Saleem is a in the field of political science.

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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.

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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.

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How popular is the baby name Saleem in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1960 5 0 5
1967 5 0 5
1969 7 0 7
1970 5 0 5
1972 11 0 11
1973 7 0 7
1974 8 0 8
1975 7 0 7
1976 18 0 18
1977 35 0 35
1978 44 0 44
1979 42 0 42
1980 62 0 62
1981 34 0 34
1982 28 0 28
1983 35 0 35
1984 20 0 20
1985 23 0 23
1986 29 0 29
1987 21 0 21
1988 32 0 32
1989 23 0 23
1990 27 0 27
1991 21 0 21
1992 30 0 30
1993 26 0 26
1994 34 0 34
1995 27 0 27
1996 32 0 32
1997 28 0 28
1998 36 0 36
1999 35 0 35
2000 29 0 29
2001 42 0 42
2002 27 0 27
2003 29 0 29
2004 45 0 45
2005 37 0 37
2006 37 0 37
2007 41 0 41
2008 36 0 36
2009 46 0 46
2010 44 0 44
2011 41 0 41
2012 36 0 36
2013 37 0 37
2014 57 0 57
2015 42 0 42
2016 43 0 43
2017 55 0 55

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Popularity of Saleem as a first name

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Popularity of Saleem as a last name

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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

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Fun Facts about the name Saleem

  • How Popular is the name Saleem? Saleem is the 8,055th 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 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,521 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 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Saleem is not a popular baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 12 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Saleem: Your name in reverse order is Meelas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eaemsl. 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.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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