Salvatore

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55k
in the U.S.
since 1880
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6k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Salvatore

"Salvatore" is a name of Italian origin, and it means "Savior". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Wiktionary
  1. The Saviour
  2. A male given name, in honor of Christ as the Saviour; equivalent to Spanish Salvador.

Notable Persons Named Salvatore

Charles "Lucky" Luciano was a boss (crime), gangster, rum-running, crime boss, and bootlegger. Charles was given the name Salvatore Lucania on November 24th, 1897 in Lercara Friddi, Sicily, Italy. He breathed his last breath on January 26th, 1962.

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Sonny Bono was a Mayor of Palm Springs. Sonny was given the name Salvatore Phillip Bono on February 16th, 1935 in Detroit, Michigan, US. He left this life on January 5th, 1998.

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Robert Loggia was an actor and director. He was most prominent from 1951 to 2015. Robert was given the name Salvatore Loggia on January 3rd, 1930 in Staten Island, New York City, New York, U.S. He breathed his last breath on December 4th, 2015.

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Salvatore was born on November 16th, 1922 in Montelepre, Sicily, Kingdom of Italy. Salvatore is also known as Turiddu and Turi. He died on July 5th, 1950.

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Sammy was given the name Salvatore Gravano on March 12th, 1945 in Brooklyn. Sammy is also known as Sammy the Bull".

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Sal was given the name Salvatore Mineo, Jr. on January 10th, 1939 in The Bronx, New York, U.S. Sal is also known as The Switchblade Kid. He died on February 12th, 1976.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Salvatore

Robert Anthony Salvatore is a writer. He has been prominent since 1982. Robert was born on January 20th, 1959 in Leominster, Massachusetts.

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Chris Salvatore is a pop music, pop rock, and dance music musician. He plays Piano, Keytar, and Vocals. He has been prominent since 2007. Chris was given the name Christopher Louis Salvatore on May 22nd, 1985 in Richboro, Pennsylvania, U.S.

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Jr. Jack Salvatore is an actor. Their ongoing career started in 1996. Jr. was born on October 16th, 1989 in Los Angeles.

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Bennett was born on January 9th, 1900 in Stamford, Connecticut.

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How popular is the baby name Salvatore in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1888 5 0 5
1889 7 0 7
1890 6 0 6
1893 14 0 14
1894 6 0 6
1895 8 0 8
1896 5 0 5
1897 9 0 9
1898 21 0 21
1899 17 0 17
1900 22 0 22
1901 26 0 26
1902 27 0 27
1903 34 0 34
1904 51 0 51
1905 59 0 59
1906 64 0 64
1907 66 0 66
1908 95 0 95
1909 96 0 96
1910 128 0 128
1911 200 0 200
1912 374 0 374
1913 431 0 431
1914 635 0 635
1915 800 0 800
1916 819 0 819
1917 834 0 834
1918 908 0 908
1919 848 0 848
1920 910 0 910
1921 949 0 949
1922 1,008 0 1,008
1923 1,022 7 1,015
1924 1,024 0 1,024
1925 1,007 6 1,001
1926 1,000 6 994
1927 1,066 6 1,060
1928 971 8 963
1929 934 5 929
1930 886 6 880
1931 766 0 766
1932 751 0 751
1933 673 0 673
1934 639 0 639
1935 596 0 596
1936 577 0 577
1937 542 6 536
1938 535 5 530
1939 534 0 534
1940 533 0 533
1941 534 0 534
1942 597 0 597
1943 612 0 612
1944 534 0 534
1945 474 0 474
1946 503 0 503
1947 594 0 594
1948 584 0 584
1949 609 0 609
1950 617 0 617
1951 595 0 595
1952 592 0 592
1953 622 0 622
1954 638 0 638
1955 671 0 671
1956 611 0 611
1957 607 0 607
1958 554 0 554
1959 586 0 586
1960 586 0 586
1961 559 0 559
1962 603 0 603
1963 566 0 566
1964 547 0 547
1965 563 0 563
1966 517 0 517
1967 513 0 513
1968 533 0 533
1969 502 0 502
1970 521 7 514
1971 469 0 469
1972 430 8 422
1973 394 0 394
1974 385 0 385
1975 405 6 399
1976 362 0 362
1977 353 0 353
1978 346 0 346
1979 348 0 348
1980 368 0 368
1981 332 0 332
1982 360 0 360
1983 312 0 312
1984 297 0 297
1985 343 0 343
1986 324 5 319
1987 353 0 353
1988 373 0 373
1989 325 0 325
1990 322 0 322
1991 374 0 374
1992 336 0 336
1993 337 0 337
1994 323 0 323
1995 313 0 313
1996 296 0 296
1997 274 0 274
1998 303 0 303
1999 296 0 296
2000 344 0 344
2001 263 0 263
2002 342 0 342
2003 270 0 270
2004 307 0 307
2005 295 0 295
2006 252 0 252
2007 263 0 263
2008 232 0 232
2009 233 0 233
2010 229 0 229
2011 242 0 242
2012 228 0 228
2013 235 0 235
2014 238 0 238
2015 215 0 215
2016 231 0 231

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Popularity of Salvatore as a first name

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Popularity of Salvatore as a last name

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Common last names for Salvatore

  • Russo
  • Esposito
  • Marino
  • Romano
  • Lombardo
  • Rizzo
  • Messina
  • Caruso
  • Greco
  • Amato
  • Vitale
  • Giordano
  • Bruno
  • Ferrara
  • Orlando
  • Dangelo
  • Gallo
  • Aiello

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Salvatore U.S.
  White 92.94% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.81% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.86% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.04% 16.26%

Of Last Name Salvatore

People with the last name Salvatore are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Salvatore

  • How Popular is the name Salvatore? Salvatore is the 924th most popular name of all time. As a last name Salvatore was the 6,046th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Salvatore have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 55,154 babies born with the first name Salvatore in the United States. That's more than enough people named Salvatore to occupy the country of Marshall Islands with an estimated population of 54,305 (as of July 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Salvatore? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1888 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Salvatore first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Salvatore is Tuesday, July 18th, 1854.
  • What year had the most people named Salvatore born? The highest recorded use of the first name Salvatore was in 1927 with a total of 1,060 babies. That's a lot of babies named Salvatore!
  • Random Salvatore Factoid: According to the 1918 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Salvatore ranks 50th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Connecticut. Imagine that, 61 babies in Connecticut have the same name as you in 1918.
  • Weird things about the name Salvatore: Your name in reverse order is Erotavlas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tevaarsol. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Salvatore? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,680 people with the last name Salvatore.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Salvatore? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Salvatore as their last name.

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