Salem Name Meaning & Origin

Salem

Pronunciation: SAY-ləm (key)

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Salem and Selma are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.

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Biblical place name in Canaan, usually said to be another word for Jerusalem. Hebrew origins meaning "peace."

a popular name for a black cat
a town in Massachusetts famous for it's Witch Trials

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Salem Poor - African-American Patriot - fought in the Battle of Bunker Hill. Salem is also the name of a singer.

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"Salem" on Sabrina the Teenage Witch

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