Salem is a Hebrew name that means “peace” or “safe”. The name is often associated with the biblical story of Melchizedek, the king of Salem who blessed Abraham. Salem is a name that has remained popular in Jewish culture, as it represents a desired state of being: calm, tranquil, and secure. The name has also been embraced by non-Jewish cultures, with Salem being a popular place name in the United States, and particularly associated with the infamous Salem witch trials.

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