Salem Name Meaning & Origin

Salem

Pronunciation: SAY-ləm (key)

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While Salem has a lovely meaning and has history as a place name the world over, the name will be most closely associated with Salem, Massachusetts and the Salem Witch Trials of 1692. Salem is a diminuative form of Jerusalem.

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

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Sayla, Salie, Sal, Salamuffin

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means "peace" or "peaceful soul"

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