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A Quranic Name for Boys

Meaning: Virtuous, Pious, God-Fearing and Devoted to God

Saleme is variant of Saleem and has the exact same meaning and pronunciation (see below for full meaning). You can use either Saleme or Saleem, both are correct and acceptable. If you like this variant more and you'd like to pronounce it the way it is spelled (different than the original name), this is perfectly acceptable. For more details please see the main entry at: Saleem.

Full Meaning of Saleme

Saleme is an direct Quranic name for boys that means “righteous”, “true”, “perfect”, “unblemished”, “unharmed”, “in good health”. It is mentioned directly in the Quran twice, and its root is S-L-M which is the root for many common Quranic words like IslamMuslim, and Salaam (peace).

on the Day of Judgment when neither wealth nor children will be of any benefit, except him who comes before Allah with a righteous heart. (Quran 26:88-89)

And indeed, among his kind was Abraham, when he came to his Lord with a righteous (uncorrupt) heart, and [thus] spoke to his father and his people: “What is it that you worship? (Quran 37:83-85)

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