What does Salvador mean?

Definitions for Salvador
ˈsæl vəˌdɔrsal·vador

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Salvador.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. El Salvador, Republic of El Salvador, Salvadornoun

    a republic on the Pacific coast of Central America


  1. Salvadornoun

    of origin.

  2. Salvadornoun

    The state capital of Bahia in Brazil.


  1. Salvador

    El Salvador is a 1982 protest song about United States involvement in the Salvadoran Civil War, written by Noel Paul Stookey and performed by Peter, Paul and Mary. The song originally appeared on the 1986 album No Easy Walk To Freedom. It was included on the 1999 compilation album Songs of Conscience and Concern and as part of a 25th anniversary concert in New York's Greenwich Village at The Bitter End.


  1. salvador

    Salvador is a Spanish name that means "savior" or "salvation". It is also often used as a geographical name: 1. It is the capital city of the state of Bahia in Brazil, recognized for its rich history, vibrant culture, music, and stunning architecture. 2. It can refer to El Salvador, a small Central American country known for its Pacific Ocean beaches, mountainous landscape, and Mayan sites. Additionally, it can refer to individuals like Salvador Dali, a noted Spanish surrealist artist.


  1. Salvador

    Salvador is a Christian band. The band began with Art, Nic, and Josh Gonzales as part of the worship band in their home church located in north east Austin, Texas, King of Glory church. They sing in both English and Spanish.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Salvador

    the smallest but the most densely populated of the republics of Central America, about one-sixth the size of England and Wales; has a western foreshore between Guatemala (N.) and Nicaragua (S.), fronting the Pacific for 140 m.; slopes up from rich alluvial coast-lands to high plateaus, which stretch, seamed and broken by rivers and volcanoes, to the Cordillera frontier of Honduras on the E.; soil is extremely fertile and naturally irrigated by numerous streams, and produces in abundance coffee and indigo (chief exports), balsam, tobacco, sugar, cereals, &c.; has a warm, healthy climate. The natives are chiefly Indians of Aztec descent, but speaking Spanish. The government is vested in a president and chamber of deputies. Education is free and compulsory. Broke away from Spanish control in 1821; was a member of the Central American Confederacy, but since 1853 has enjoyed complete independence. Capital, San Salvador (q. v.).

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Salvador is ranked #2772 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Salvador surname appeared 13,021 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 4 would have the surname Salvador.

    58% or 7,561 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    23% or 2,997 total occurrences were Asian.
    13.9% or 1,819 total occurrences were White.
    2.6% or 342 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.2% or 165 total occurrences were Black.
    1% or 135 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Salvador in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Salvador in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Salvador in a Sentence

  1. Marco Rubio:

    I've had leaders of the Northern Triangle in Central America -- Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador -- tell me that DACA was used by trafficking groups in the Northern Triangle to recruit people to send their children here illegally.

  2. Mark Egan:

    The game was on a upward spiral anyway, but I do think the Rugby World Cup is giving us huge exposure, japan beating South Africa and the competitiveness of the Tier Two countries is opening us up to a lot of new markets ... we have seen some good growth in Central America, El Salvador, Guatemala, also in Ecuador.

  3. Ira Salzman:

    Today is quite a victory for Salvador Sanchez, this was a terrible tragedy. ( Sanchez) was protecting Salvador Sanchez son, Salvador Sanchez thought Salvador Sanchez had been shot and felt like Salvador Sanchez had no other option.

  4. Daniel Ayala:

    We've had to cut staff salaries by half, but we carry on because despite everything we believe in the future of our country and we have to do something for El Salvador.

  5. Monica Roa:

    In El Salvador, the recommendation to postpone pregnancy is offensive to women and even more ridiculous in the context of strict abortion laws and high levels of sexual violence against girls and women.

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