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What does Salmon mean?

Salmon /sal-mon/ 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) with the prefix Sa-.

Associated with: peace.


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

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

(female) Salmonia, Salmonna, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Prominent variation forms of Salmon (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 are Salomon, Soloman and Solomon (#380 in 2014). Other variants, like Shalmon, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Salmon was more pronounced 134 years ago (average #871) and is almost as conventional today. Solomon is the firm favorite. Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Salmon and associated names. (2014 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.