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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.


Salmon has 8 different forms via Solomon: Salomo, Salomon, Salomone, Shalmon, Sol, Solaman, Sollie and Soloman.

Kreatif forms: Saldon, Sanmon, Slimmon. [more]

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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sol, 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 Simon, Symon and Szymon. Other recommended similar baby names are Salman, Salton and Talmon. These names tend to be more frequently used than Salmon.