Salem: unisex baby name popularity and meaning

Salem

A Hebrew and Arabic name meaning “peace,” Salem is also a place name – both Biblical, and the town in Massachusetts where the famous witch trials took place. But both are fitting, because your little Salem will be both angelic and demonic … at least during toddlerhood.

Nicknames:

Sal.

Famous people named Salem:

None to speak of yet, though there are probably lots of black cats on Instagram who would beg to differ.

Fun facts:

Salem as a given name first appeared on the popularity charts in 1994.

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