Name: Salem

Origin and Meaning of the Name Salem

  • Meaning:
    Secure, peace
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (SAY lem)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Salem)
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Miscellaneous Info for Salem

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    The city Salem, Massachussetts is best known for the witch trials that occured in the late 1600s and resulted in the deaths of twenty people. In the Stephen King vampire novel "'Salem's Lot", 'Salem is in reference to a pig that had been named Jerusalem.

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