Suleyman - boys name

Suleyman name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 76%

Suleyman name meaning:

The name Suleyman, often associated with significant historical and religious figures, holds a deep and venerable meaning. It is of Arabic origin, derived from the name "Solomon," which is widely recognized in Abrahamic traditions. The name itself translates to "peace," embodying a profound sense of tranquility, wisdom, and leadership. Historically, it is most notably associated with King Solomon, a figure known for his wisdom, wealth, and the building of the First Temple in Jerusalem.

In the Islamic tradition, Suleyman (Sulaiman) is revered as a prophet and a king, celebrated for his judgment, knowledge, and control over the natural world and spirits, conveyed beautifully in the Quran. Thus, the name carries with it connotations of intellectual depth, spiritual insight, and the capability to lead and govern effectively. Parents who choose this name for their child might hope to inspire qualities of wisdom, peace, and leadership in their son's character.


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Overall UK ranking: 1139 out of 4789

24 recorded births last year

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