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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Sulayman

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  • A user from Minnesota, United States says the name Sulayman is of Unknown origin and means "Man of peace".
  • According to a user from Illinois, United States, the name Sulayman is of Arabic origin and means "King Ruler Prophet".

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Notable Persons Named Sulayman

Sulayman bin Abd al-Malik is a monarch. His career lasted from 715 to 717.


Sulayman Abdallah Sharif Schleifer is a journalist and commentator. He was most active from 1970 to present. Sulayman was given the name Schleifer, Marc in 1935.


He died in 1016.



Sulayman Marreh is a soccer player for the Granada CF B, Abuko United FC, Samger FC, Granada CF, and Gambia national football team. Sulayman was born on January 15th, 1996 in Abuko, Gambia.


Sulayman al-Nabulsi was a Minister of Finance, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Prime Minister of Jordan. They were most active from 1957 to 1957. Sulayman was born in 1908 in Al-Salt. They left this life in 1976.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Sulayman

Rajah Sulayman is royalty. He holds the title Rajah of Maynila and Rajahof Maynila. His most notable accomplishments were from 1571 to 1575.



Hikmat Sulayman is a Prime Minister of Iraq.


He holds the title Sultan of Morocco and Amīr al-Muslimīn. He was most prominent from 1308 to 1310. Abu was born in 1291. He left this life on November 23rd, 1310.


Al-Mutawakkil was born in 1106. He left this life in 1171.


Mahmud Sulayman is a singing. He plays Human voice.


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Popularity of Sulayman as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sulayman U.S.
  White 29.27% 64.26%
  African American 29.27% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 30.08% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 6.50% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.88% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sulayman

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

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Fun Facts about the name Sulayman

  • How Popular is the name Sulayman? Sulayman is the 17,333rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Sulayman was the 136,449th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Sulayman have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 450 babies born with the first name Sulayman in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sulayman 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 Sulayman? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1989 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Sulayman first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sulayman is Sunday, February 22nd, 1925.
  • What year had the most people named Sulayman born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sulayman was in 2017 with a total of 45 babies.
  • Random Sulayman Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sulayman is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Sulayman: Your name in reverse order is Namyalus. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yualsmna. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sulayman? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 123 people with the last name Sulayman.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sulayman? Sulayman is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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