Meaning and name origin
Salvador \s(a)-lva-dor, sal-vador\ as a boy's 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.
Salvador is a very popular first name for males (#286 out of 1220, Top 23%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#5256 out of 88799, Top 6%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Salvador for boys. Salvador reached its highest rank of #290 in the U.S. in 1990. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Salvador and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Salvador (#600), Salvatore (#899) and Sal. (2014 statistics).