Last 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.
This name appears in the following lists:
Heroes and Heroines
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