Meaning and name origin
Salisbury \s(a)-lisbu-ry, sal(is)-bury\ as a boy's name is of Middle English origin. Possibly "willow settlement", from the French word "saule" for "willow". Place name: a picturesque and prominent cathedral town in England. Also an American place name.
Salisbury is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2549 out of 88799, Top 3%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Salisbury for boys. Salisbury has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).