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Boy Name: Salvador

Name: Salvador
Pronunciation: \s(a)-lva-dor, sal-vador\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: savior
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Salviatus
Variant forms: Sal, Salvator, Salvatore, Salvidor, Salvino, Sauveur, Xavier, Xaviero, Zavier, Zaviero
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 286
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 5256


Salvador \s(a)-lva-dor, sal-vador\ as a boy's name is pronounced SAL-va-dor. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Salvador is "savior". Important place name in Latin America. Salvatore is an Italian form. Spanish artist Salvador Dali.

Salvador has 10 variant forms: Sal, Salvator, Salvatore, Salvidor, Salvino, Sauveur, Xavier, Xaviero, Zavier and Zaviero.

A baby name that sounds like Salvador is Salviatus.


Salvador is a very popular first name for men (#286 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#5256 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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