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Salim

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Salim

"Salim" is a name of Arabic origin, and it means "Healthy, complete". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. Venezuelan master terrorist raised by a Marxist-Leninist father; trained and worked with many terrorist groups (born in 1949)

Notable Persons Named Salim

Salim Khan is an actor, scriptwriter, and screenwriter. His most notable accomplishments were from 1959 to 1996. Salim was born on November 24th, 1935 in Indore.

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Salim Ali was a scientist in the fields of ornithology and natural history. Salim was born on November 12th, 1896 in Mumbai. He left this life on June 20th, 1987.

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Salim and Sulaiman is a film score and soundtrack music director, singer, composer, record producer, instrumentalist, arranger, and programmer. They have had major accomplishments since 1993.

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Salim Kumar is an actor. He was most prominent from 1996 to present. Salim was born on October 10th, 1969 in Chittatukara, Kerala, India.

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Salim Ghouse is a film, tevision & theater actor, theater director, martial arts, and martial artist. Salim was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

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Cochin Haneefa was an actor, film director, and screenwriter. His most notable accomplishments were from 1972 to 2010. Cochin was given the name Salim Ahmed Ghoush on April 22nd, 1951 in Kochi, Thiru-Kochi, India. Cochin is also known as VMC Haneefa. He passed away on February 2nd, 2010.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Salim

Sudono Salim was a businessman. They were most active from 99 to 99. Sudono was born on July 16th, 1916 in Fuqing, Fujian, China. Sudono is also known as Liem Sioe Liong. They died on June 11th, 2012.

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Dar was born on August 18th, 1977 in Baghdad.

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They hold the title Duli Yang Maha Mulia Raja Permaisuri Perak Darul Ridzuan. Tuanku was born on March 22nd, 1973 in Ipoh.

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Lubna Salim is an actor and actress. Lubna was born in India.

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Mohammed Salim was a soccer player for the Mohammedan S.C. (Kolkata), East Bengal F.C., Aryan F.C., Celtic F.C., and Indian Football Association. Mohammed was born in Kolkata. He passed away on November 5th, 1980.

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Abu Salim is an actor and film actor. He has had major accomplishments since 1976. Abu was born on May 11th, 1956 in Wayanad district.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1960 6 0 6
1963 7 0 7
1966 5 0 5
1967 9 0 9
1968 14 0 14
1969 6 0 6
1970 9 0 9
1971 11 0 11
1972 8 0 8
1973 8 0 8
1974 17 0 17
1975 18 0 18
1976 21 0 21
1977 26 0 26
1978 31 0 31
1979 29 0 29
1980 35 0 35
1981 24 0 24
1982 25 0 25
1983 26 0 26
1984 31 0 31
1985 26 0 26
1986 21 0 21
1987 17 0 17
1988 32 0 32
1989 25 0 25
1990 21 0 21
1991 27 0 27
1992 32 0 32
1993 31 0 31
1994 32 0 32
1995 38 0 38
1996 33 0 33
1997 40 0 40
1998 17 0 17
1999 38 0 38
2000 29 0 29
2001 43 0 43
2002 41 0 41
2003 31 0 31
2004 31 0 31
2005 29 0 29
2006 46 0 46
2007 40 0 40
2008 38 0 38
2009 51 0 51
2010 51 0 51
2011 39 0 39
2012 47 0 47
2013 57 0 57
2014 45 0 45
2015 51 0 51
2016 55 0 55

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Popularity of Salim as a first name

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Popularity of Salim as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Salim U.S.
  White 37.10% 64.26%
  African American 18.44% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 33.63% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.38% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.88% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.57% 16.26%

Of Last Name Salim

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

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Fun Facts about the name Salim

  • How Popular is the name Salim? Salim is the 7,942nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Salim was the 12,986th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Salim have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,520 babies born with the first name Salim in the United States. That's more than enough people named Salim 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 Salim? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1960 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Salim first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Salim is Monday, February 26th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Salim born? The highest recorded use of the first name Salim was in 2013 with a total of 57 babies.
  • Random Salim Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Salim is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 10 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Salim: Your name in reverse order is Milas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lasim. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Salim? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,364 people with the last name Salim.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Salim? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Salim as their last name since less than 1 person in 125k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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