masculine Salvatore

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Name Root:
sōtḗr > salvare > salvātŏr
This name derives from the Latin “salvātŏr,” which is based on the Latin verb “salvare,” literally means “the savior, the one who saves.” It is usually an indirect way of naming a Messiah, savior of humanity. Of clear religious meaning, the name comes from the translation of the Ancient Greek “sōtḗr (σωτήρ), literally savior, deliverer, the preserver. In Greek mythology, Soteria (Ancient Greek: Σωτηρία) was the goddess or spirit (daimon) of safety, deliverance, and preservation from harm. Her male counterparts were the daimon Soter and the god Dionysos Soter. The Romans named her Salus (Preservation). Soter was also the husband of Peitharchia and the father of Eupraxia. Salvador of Horta was a Spanish Franciscan lay brother from the region of Catalonia in Spain, who was celebrated as a miracle worker during his lifetime. He is honored as a saint by the Catholic Church.



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Popularity & Ranking

United States Ranking #880

Namedoctor Weekly Ranking #2297


New Age Curiosities

Numerological Values: #5

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Notable People and Personalities

Salvatore "tory" Belleci (born 1972), American Filmmaker
Salvatore Accardo (born 1941), Italian Violin Virtuoso And Conductor
Salvatore Adamo (born 1943), Singer, Composer
Salvatore Allegra (1898–1993), Italian Composer
Salvatore Antibo (born 1962), Italian Long-distance Runner
Salvatore Bettiol (born 1961), Italian Long-distance Runner
Salvatore Bruno (born 1979), Italian Football (soccer) Player
Salvatore Cassano (born 1945), Fire Chief Of New York City
Salvatore Cuffaro (born 1958), Italian Politician
Salvatore D'aquila (1877–1928), New York City Mafia Boss
Salvatore Da Horta (1520–1567), Spanish Saint
Salvatore Di Vittorio (born 1967), Italian Composer And Conductor
Salvatore Ferragamo (1898–1960), Fashion Designer
Salvatore Giunta (born 1985), U.s. Army Staff Sergeant And A Recipient Of The Medal Of Honor
Salvatore Lima (1928–1992), Italian Politician
Salvatore Massaro (eddie Lang) (1902–1933), Jazz Guitarist
Salvatore Mineo (1939–1976), Italian Actor
Salvatore Pincherle (1853–1936), Italian Mathematician
Salvatore Quasimodo (1901–1968), Italian Author And Poet
Salvatore Schillaci (born 1964), Italian Football (soccer) Player
Salvatore Vasapolli (born 1955), Italian Photographer, Artist
Salvatore ViganÒ (1769–1821), Italian Choreographer, Dancer And Composer