Maltese Submitted Surnames
are used on the island of Malta.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
SALIBA Arabic, Maltese
From Syriac ܨܠܝܒܐ (ṣalībā)
or Arabic صَلِيب (ṣalīb)
both meaning "crucifix, cross", a reference to the crucifixion of Jesus Christ
. The Saliba are a predominantly Christian family of Lebanon, the Levant, and Malta.