Family name origins & meanings
- Italian : patronymic or plural form of Salvo.
- Italian : from a short form of the personal name Diotisalvi (‘God save you’), which was widespread in the medieval period.
- Catalan : from a personal name Salvi (Latin Salvius, a derivative of salvus ‘safe’), borne by various early saints, among them a 6th-century bishop of Albi and a 7th-century bishop of Amiens.
- Indian (Maharashtra) : Hindu (Maratha) name of unknown meaning.