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Updated: Jul 10, 2024 | 👁️ 12 Views | 🔊 7 Pronunciations
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Gender: Unisex

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: A name with religious con...

Pronunciation: sahm, /sɑm/, S AA L M

Popularity Rank: #109,802

On this page:

  • 1. Psalm Meaning
  • 2. Psalm Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Psalm
  • 4. Translations of Psalm
  • 5. Psalm Name Popularity
  • 6. Psalm popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Psalm
  • 8. Psalm Name Poster
  • 9. Names similar to Psalm

Psalm Meaning

Derived from the Greek word 'psalmos' meaning 'a sacred song or hymn'. In Hebrew, it means 'a sacred poem or song'.

Psalm also means "A name with religious connotations, referencing sacred songs or poems.".

Psalm is commonly found in Nigeria, United States of America, Philippines, and 18 more countries.

Psalm Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: sahm

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /sɑm/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: S AA L M

S: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

AA: Pronounce as in "father" (AA F TH ER)

L: Pronounce as in "let" (L EH T)

M: Pronounce as in "man" (M AE N)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Translations of Psalm

Psalm Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Psalm is recorded 210 times globally, ranking it as the 109,802th most common name worldwide.

Psalm is most prevalent in Nigeria, with 110 occurrences, making it the 5,990th most popular name in the country.

In Nigeria, the name Psalm is found among 1 in every 10542 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Psalm Popularity by Country

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Nigeria#5,9901 : 10,542
United States of America#53,1901 : 86,148

List of countries the name Psalm is rarely found

Psalm popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Psalm from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Psalm

  • Psalm 1 (the Christ Junkie)
    Psalm 1 (the Christ Junkie) is a Poet from Ghana.
  • Psalm One is a Rapper from US.
  • Psalm Wooching is a Sport from US.
  • Psalmodius is a Hermit from Ireland.
  • Psalmos is a Singer from Nigeria.

Nicknames for Psalm

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Psalm Name Poster

Psalm Name Poster

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