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Meaning of Zalman

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The name Zalman has the following meaning:

A peaceful man.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Zalman is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

There are no available USA popularity statistics for the name Zalman for the past 100 years. However, the following chart shows the popularity ranking for the name Solomon, of which the name Zalman is a variant.
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The name Zalman is very likely a(n) Yiddish variant of the name Solomon.

See other suggested Yiddish boy baby names.

You might also like to see the other variants of the name Solomon.

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The following names are baby names related to Zalman and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Zalman: Boys - Adriel, Dathan, Dori, Dov, Dovev, Haskell, Mordecai, Mordechai, Nadav, Nirel, Noam, Girls - Alia, Eve, Galilea, Johnna, Mahala, Mahalah, Mozell, Orah, Salome, Sherron, Both genders - Anna, Betty, David, Mary


The name Zalman is a variant of Solomon. Other popular variants of the name Solomon are: Lasimonne (French), Salamen (Polish), Salamon (Hungarian), Salamonas (Lithuanian), Salamone (Italian), Salamun (Czech), Salaun (French), Salmen, Salmon, Salo, Saloman, Salomo (German), Salomon (French), Salomone, Selman, Shalmon, Shelomo, Shelomoh (Yiddish), Shlomo (Yiddish), Solaman, Solamh (Gaelic), Solamon, Solmon, Soloman (Spanish), Suleiman (Arabic), Zalman (Yiddish), Zalmen, Zalmon, Zelman, Zelmen, Zelmo, Zollie, Zolly


We think the name Zalman should fall under the following style category: Traditional.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Zalman to be: Wise, strong and gentle

In one word, you might describe Zalman as a(n) "wise" person.

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