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What does Salmon mean?

Salmon Pronunciation of Salmon [salmon] as a name for boys has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Salmon is "peace". Salmon is an alternate spelling of Solomon (Hebrew).

Associated with: peace.


6 different relations via Solomon: Salomo, Salomon, Salomone, Shalmon, Solaman and Soloman.

Creative forms:
(male) Salmo, Savmon, ..

(female) Salloh, ..

Middle name pairings:
Salmon Ryan (S.R.), ..

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)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Salmon (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 are Salomon, Soloman and Solomon (#376 in 2015). Other variants, like Shalmon, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Salmon was more pronounced 135 years ago (average #871) and has remained as conventional to this day. Solomon is the firm favorite. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Salomon, Soloman, Solomon in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Salmon is alike in pronunciation to Seaman, Simen, Simeon, Simon, Simone, Simyon, Suman, Symon and Szymon. Other recommended names are Daemon, Daimon, Dallon, Dalon, Dalton, Damon, Daymon, Delmon, Eamon, Falcon, Galton, Galvon, Garmon, Haimon, Halton, Harmon, Jalon, Jamon, Kaemon, Kalman, Maimon, Maldon, Mallon, Malmun, Ramon, Raymon, Salman, Salton, Samson, Sanson, Savion, Savyon, Saxon, Saxton, Seldon, Selmo, Shimon, Tallon, Talmon, Talon, Waldon, Walton, Zalman and Zalomon. These names tend to be more frequently used than Salmon.

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