Suleiman - boys name

Suleiman name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 86%

Suleiman name meaning:

The name Suleiman is of Arabic origin, primarily used in Islamic cultures, and it possesses a rich historical and religious significance. It is the Arabic form of Solomon, a name that is deeply rooted in Abrahamic religions. In the Islamic tradition, Suleiman (Solomon) is revered as a wise and powerful prophet and king, known for his ability to communicate with animals and jinn, and for his fair and just rule. The name is synonymous with wisdom, leadership, and justice.

The meaning of Suleiman is often associated with "man of peace" or "peaceful," drawing from the Hebrew origin of Solomon. Parents who choose this name for their son often do so with the hope that he will grow up embodying these noble qualities of wisdom, fairness, and peace. Suleiman is a name that carries with it a legacy of respect and admiration, making it a popular choice among parents who appreciate its deep historical roots and the positive attributes it represents.


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Overall UK ranking: 659 out of 4789

55 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Suleiman

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