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Gender: Male Meaning of Salvador: "savior" Origin of Salvador: Spanish from Latin Salvator Salvador's Popularity in 2017: #673

The name Salvador is a boy's name of Spanish origin meaning "savior". Salvador is ranked #673 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Hope and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".

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A common epithet of Christ, frequently heard in the Hispanic community, Salvador could also be a great choice for artistic parents, given the continuing popularity of Dada and Surrealist painter Salvador Dalí. (If Monet and Raphael get a look in, why not Salvador?)

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Famous People Named Salvador

Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí (i Domènech), 1st Marqués de Dalí de Pubo, Spanish surrealist painter
Salvador Guillermo Allende (Gossens), 29th President of Chile
Salvador Minuchin, Argentine psychiatrist, founder of Structural Family Therapy
Salvador Edward Luria, Italian microbiologist, winner of the Nobel Prize
Salvador Cabañas (Ortega), Paraguayan footballer
Salvador Daniel Maida (b. 2008), son of singer Chantal Kreviazuk and Raine Maida

Pop Culture References for the name Salvador

El Salvador, country in Central America
Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

Salvodor, Chavo, Salvadro, Salbador, Sal, Salvarado, Salvado, Salvidor

Salvador's International Variations

Salvator (Polish) Xabat, Xalvador, Salbatore, Salvino, Salvadore (Spanish) Xalbador (Basque) Salvatore, Salvatorio (Italian) Sauveur (French)