Meaning and name origin
Salmon \s(a)-lmon, sal-mon\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Salmon is "peace". Salmon is a variant of Solomon (Hebrew); biblical: Solomon, son of David and Bathsheba, succeeded his father as king of Israel.
Salmon is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2482 out of 88799, Top 3%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Salmon and its source form. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Solomon (#380). (2014 statistics).
Salmon is also pronounced similarly to Simon▲, Symon and Szymon. Other suggested similar baby names are Salman, Salomon, Salomone, Salton, Shalmon and Talmon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Salmon.