Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. sal-ba-DHOR(Spanish) sal-vu-DOR(European Portuguese) sow-va-DOR(Brazilian Portuguese) səl-bə-DHO(Catalan)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Spanish, Portuguese and Catalan form of the Late Latin name Salvator, which meant "saviour", referring to Jesus. A famous bearer of this name was the Spanish surrealist painter Salvador Dalí (1904-1989).

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesSal, Tory(English) Salvatore, Tore(Italian) Salvator(Late Roman)
Surname DescendantsSalvador(Portuguese) Salvador(Spanish)


People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   strong   strange   complex   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Spain: August 6


Entry updated December 7, 2022