Salazar Name Meaning & Origin

Salazar

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From a Spanish surname which possibly meant "dweller in the old hall", from the Romance word sala "hall" combined with Basque za(h)ar "old".

Famous real-life people named Salazar: | Edit

◾Abel Salazar, a Portuguese physician, lecturer, researcher, writer and painter
◾Alberto Salazar, U.S. distance runner
◾Alejandro Salazar, U.S. soccer player
◾Alonso de Salazar, 16th-century Spanish explorer
◾Alonso Salazar Frias, instrumental in stopping the Spanish Inquisition
◾Anaís Salazar, Mexican Actress and Director
◾Ángel Salazar, Cuban-American comedian and actor
◾Antonio de Salazar, Choirmaster of Cathedrals at Puebla (1679–1688) and Mexico City (1688–1715).
◾António de Oliveira Salazar, Prime Minister and Dictator of Portugal from 1932 to 1968
◾Antonio Sebastián de Toledo Molina y Salazar, Viceroy of New Spain
◾Argenis Salazar, former Major League Baseball shortstop
◾Arion Salazar, bass guitar player for the band Third Eye Blind
◾Braulio Salazar, Venezuelan painter
◾Carlos Salazar Castro, chief of state of El Salvador and Guatemala
◾Carlos Salazar, Filipino actor
◾Carlos Gabriel Salazar, Argentine boxer
◾Carlos Eduardo Salazar, Colombian football player
◾Carlos Salazar, Argentine politician
◾Carlos Salazar Herrera, Costa Rican writer
◾Cristina Díaz Salazar, Mexican politician affiliated with the Institutional Revolutionary Party
◾Diego Fernando Salazar, Colombian weightlifter
◾Domingo de Salazar, first bishop of the Episcopal See|see of Manila
◾Eliseo Salazar, Chilean racing driver
◾Elsa Salazar Cade, entomologist
◾Emiliano Zapata Salazar, a leading figure in the Mexican Revolution
◾Evangelina Salazar, Argentine actress
◾Francheska Salazar, young writer and filmmaker
◾Francisco Cervantes de Salazar, a 16th-century Spanish intellectual
◾Francisco Javier Salazar Sáenz, Mexican Secretary of Labor
◾Gabriel Salazar, a Chilean historian
◾Isiah Salazar, American Music Producer and Musician
◾Jeff Salazar, a Major League Baseball outfielder for the Arizona Diamondbacks.
◾John Salazar, member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Colorado
◾Jorge Ibarra Salazar, Mexican economist
◾José Salazar, Venezuelan triple jumper
◾Juan de Oñate y Salazar, 17th-century Spanish explorer
◾Kenneth Salazar, current U.S. Secretary of the Interior and former U.S. Senator from the state of Colorado
◾Luciana Salazar, Argentinian model and actress
◾Luis Salazar, former Major League Baseball infielder/outfielder
◾Manuel Salazar y Baquíjano, President of Peru in 1827
◾Martha Salazar, American boxer
◾Max Salazar, American journalist
◾Noel B. Salazar, European sociocultural anthropologist
◾Oscar Salazar (baseball), Major League Baseball second baseman
◾Oscar Salazar (taekwondo), Olympic taekwondo athlete from Mexico
◾Ovidio Salazar, documentary filmmaker
◾Rex Salazar, the main protagonist of the Cartoon Network show Generator Rex.
◾Ricardo Salazar, MLS and FIFA soccer referee
◾Roque Salazar, (Argentine dj) Disc Jockey, Showman, live in San Pedro de Jujuy - Argentine
◾Rubén Salazar, reporter for the Los Angeles Times and KMEX-TV, Los Angeles
◾Vicente Lucio Salazar, President of Ecuador in 1895
◾Josh Salazar kid at gallup mid
◾Jesus Jesse Salazar Former CEO of Level Teen Lounge Inc, United States of America-Kenosha, Wisconsin -2010-2014

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◾It was used by J. K. Rowling in her 'Harry Potter' series of books, where it belongs to Salazar Slytherin, the eponymous founder of Hogwarts' Slytherin house.

◾Rex Salazar, the main protagonist of the Cartoon Network show Generator Rex.

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