Meaning and Origin of Salvador - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Salvador

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Spanish : Savior

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Spanish, Catalan, and Portuguese : from the popular Christian personal name Salvador, meaning ‘Savior’ (Latin Salvator, 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.