Salahuddin - boys name

Salahuddin name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 83%

Salahuddin name meaning:

The name Salahuddin is of Arabic origin and is commonly given to boys. It is derived from two Arabic words: "salah" which means "righteousness" or "piety" and "uddin" which means "religion" or "faith". Therefore, the name Salahuddin can be roughly translated to mean "righteousness of religion" or "piety of faith".

Salahuddin is also the name of a famous historical figure, Salahuddin al-Ayyubi, who was a prominent Muslim military leader and Sultan of Egypt and Syria during the 12th century. He is renowned for his efforts in defending and reclaiming Jerusalem during the Crusades. As such, the name Salahuddin carries historical and cultural significance, symbolizing bravery, strength, and devotion to Islam.

Parents may choose to name their son Salahuddin to honor the qualities of righteousness and religious devotion associated with the name, or to pay tribute to the historical figure who played a crucial role in Muslim history.

Origin: Arabic

The righteousness of the Faith.

Related names

Salahuddin , Salahuddeen

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Overall UK ranking: 815 out of 4789

39 recorded births last year

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