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pinWhat does Sal mean?

Sal /sal/ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Sal) is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of the name Sal is "savior". Sal is an alternate spelling of Salvador (Latin): Spanish version of Salvator. Sil is a common surname.


Kreatif forms: Salia, Salne, Salso. [more]

pinHow popular is Sal?

Sal is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#952 out of 1220, Top 78%) and an even more prominent surname for all people (#68569 out of 150436, Top 46%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name history of Sal for boys. Sal was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its apex position of #836 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sal name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sal outside U.S.

Below is a charted analysis of the history of the boy name Sal and affiliated names. Salvador (#600 via latest list) is the only other prominent alternative form of Sal rated in the Top 1000. These forms of Sal reached the top of their popularity during 1940-1949 (usage of 0.414%) and are somewhat less common today (usage 0.2%, 51.6% less). Salvador is the most trendy name for newborns among these.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sal, Salvador in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sal and related baby names outside U.S.

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Sal is pronounced similarly to Sail, Saul, Seal, Sewall, Sill, Sol, Zale and Zayle. Other suggested similar baby names are Cal, Dal, Gal, Hal, Pal, Sam, Tal and Val. These names tend to be less commonly used than Sal.