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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Souleymane

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Alt. Meaning

S is for success, in all you will do.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

U is for unite, you bring people together.

L is for loyalty, that you show.

E is for empathy, and your consideration for the feelings of others

Y is for yes, always open to new possibilities

M is for mirth, your laughter.

A is for acts, the daily acts of kindness shown to others

N is for number one, make sure to take care of yourself above all others

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

Notable Persons Named Souleymane

Souleymane Coulibaly is a soccer player for the Peterborough United F.C., S.S. Robur Siena, Tottenham Hotspur F.C., F.C. Grosseto S.S.D., F.C. Bari 1908, U.S. Pistoiese 1921, and Ivory Coast national under-20 football team. Souleymane was born on December 26th, 1994.


Souleymane Doukara is a soccer player for the Leeds United F.C., Rovigo Calcio, U.S. Vibonese Calcio, Calcio Catania, and S.S. Juve Stabia. Souleymane was born on September 29th, 1991 in Meudon, France.


Souleymane Camara is a soccer player for the Montpellier HSC, AS Monaco FC, En Avant de Guingamp, OGC Nice, and Senegal national football team. Souleymane was born on December 22nd, 1982 in Dakar.


Souleymane Diawara is a soccer player for the OGC Nice, Le Havre AC, FC Sochaux-Montbéliard, Charlton Athletic F.C., FC Girondins de Bordeaux, Olympique de Marseille, and Senegal national football team. Souleymane was born on December 24th, 1978 in Dakar, Senegal.


Souleymane Cissé is a film director, screenwriter, and film directorandscreenwriter. Souleymane was born on April 21st, 1940 in Bamako.


Souleymane was born in 1955.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Souleymane

Cherif was born on October 20th, 1944 in Kindia.


Nafissa was born on November 18th, 1992.


Asrangue was born in 1982.


Zakariya Souleymane is a soccer player for the Evian Thonon Gaillard F.C. and Niger national football team. Zakariya was born on December 29th, 1994 in Lyon, France.


Binaté Souleymane is an athlete for the Issia Wazy.


Fun Facts about the name Souleymane

  • How Popular is the name Souleymane? Souleymane is the 21,522nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Souleymane have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 306 babies born with the first name Souleymane in the United States. That's more than enough people named Souleymane to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Souleymane? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1995 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Souleymane first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Souleymane is Monday, June 26th, 1933.
  • What year had the most people named Souleymane born? The highest recorded use of the first name Souleymane was in 2007 with a total of 25 babies.
  • Random Souleymane Factoid: According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Souleymane is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2001.
  • Weird things about the name Souleymane: Your name in reverse order is Enamyeluos. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ounleesaym. How do you pronounce that?

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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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