Salvatore Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Salvatore:
A variant of Salvador, which is derived from the Spanish salvador (savior, rescuer, deliverer). The name is bestowed in reference to Jesus Christ as the savior of mankind.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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- Nicknames for Salvatore
Sam, Sammy, Sal, Sally, Tory, Sully
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Pronounced: SAL-vuh-tohr (English); sahl-vah-TAW-re (Italian)
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GODSMACK member, and recently solo artist, Salvatore "Sully" Erna is in possession of the name.
Salvatore "Tory" Bellechi from the television show Mythbusters.
Salvatore Giunta, US Army staff sergeant and recipient of the Medal of Honor.
Salvatore Ferragamo, Italian fashion designer.
R. A. Salvatore, American fantasy and science fiction author.
Sal Mineo, American actor.
Saint Salvator of Horta, Catholic saint.
Salvatore Phillip "Sonny" Bono of the popular singing duo Sonny & Cher.
Salvatore "Sal" Vulcano, star of TV's "Impractical Jokers"
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Salvatore "Big Pussy" Bonpensiero, a fictional character on the TV series The Sopranos