Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. sal-ba-DHOR(Spanish) sal-vu-DOR(European Portuguese) sow-va-DOKH(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 & CulturesSalvius(Ancient Roman) Sal, Tory(English) Salvatore, Salvo, Salvio, Tore(Italian) Salvator(Late Roman)
Surname DescendantsSalvador(Portuguese) Salvador(Spanish)


People think this name is

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

Name Days

Spain: August 6


Entry updated June 9, 2023