What does Salvador mean?
Salvador /sal-va-dor/ [3 sylls.] 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 the previous year) are Sal and Salvatore (#899 the previous year). These boy names reached the peak of their popularity during 1940-1949 (usage of 0.521%) and are now significantly less popular (usage 0.167%, down 67.9%), with the version Salvatore becoming less trendy. Salvador (#600) 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)