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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).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Solomon in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Solomon outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.