What does Salmon mean?
Salmon /sal-mon/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys. Salmon's root is Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Salmon is "peace". Salmon is an alternate spelling of Solomon (Hebrew). Samon is a familiar last name.
How popular is Salmon?
Salmon is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#2482 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Prominent variation forms of Salmon (not ranked) rated in the Top 1000 are Sol, Soloman and Solomon (#380 in 2014). Variants like Salomo are seldom used. Adoption of these boy names was at its most widespread during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.5003%) and is now much lower (usage 0.2067%, down 58.7%), with the version Sol becoming less stylish. Solomon (#380) is the most fashionable boy name in this compilation, with this name undergoing a rekindling in popularity. Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Salmon and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)