Salaam Family History
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Salaam Name Meaning
Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic salam ‘peace’, ‘safety’, ‘security’. As-Salam ‘the All-Peaceable’ is an attribute of Allah. As-salamu ?alaikum ‘peace be upon you’ is a universal greeting among Muslims. Salam is used in combination with other words to form names, e.g. ?Abdus Salam ‘servant of the All-Peaceable’, i.e. Allah. This name is widespread throughout the Muslim world. It is a cognate of the Jewish and Christian Biblical name Solomon (Arabic form Suleiman).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Salama, Salah, Salman, Alam, Salim, Sala, Salak, Salem, Balsam