What does Salvador mean?
Salvador /sal-va-dor/ as a boys' name is pronounced SAL-va-dor. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Salvador is "savior". Spanish form of Salvator, a place name in Latin America. Spanish artist Salvador Dali.
How popular is Salvador?
Salvador is a very prominent first name for men (#286 out of 1220, Top 23%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#3694 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Salvador for boys. Salvador entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its top position of #290 in the U.S. in 1990, and is presently at #600. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Prominent variation forms of Salvador (#600 from current records) are Sal and Salvatore (#899 from current records). These relations of Salvador were favored by parents during 1940-1949 (adoption of 0.521%) and are somewhat less popular today (adoption 0.167%, down 68%), with the version Salvatore becoming less trendy. Salvador is the most fashionable boy name in this compilation. Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Salvador and related names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)