Boy name origins & meanings
- Spanish : Savior
Family name origins & meanings
- Spanish, Catalan, and Portuguese : from the popular Christian personal name Salvador, meaning ‘Savior’ (LatinSalvator, a derivative of salvare ‘to save’), bestowed in honor of Christ.
- In some cases, possibly a Spanish, Asturian-Leonese, or Galician habitational name from any of the places called Salvador, in Valladolid, Lugo, and Asturies.