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Boy Name: Salisbury

Name: Salisbury
Pronunciation: \s(a)-lisbu-ry, sal(is)-bury\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Origin: English
Variant forms: Salisbery, Salisberry, Saulsberry, Saulsbery, Saulsbury, Saulisbury
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 2549

Description

Salisbury \s(a)-lisbu-ry, sal(is)-bury\ as a boy's name is of Middle English origin. Possibly "willow settlement", from the French word "saule" for "willow". Place name: a picturesque and prominent cathedral town in England. Also an American place name.

Salisbury has 6 variant forms: Salisbery, Salisberry, Saulsberry, Saulsbery, Saulsbury and Saulisbury.

Popularity

Salisbury is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#2549 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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