זלמן

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German Salomon. Compare doublet שלמה (shloyme).

Proper noun[edit]

זלמן (zalmenm

  1. A male given name, a Yiddish form of Solomon.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The double name שלמה־זלמן (shloyme-zalmen), made up of the two doublets, was a common formal name for those who more informally went by זלמן (zalmen) or שלמה (shloyme).