Sal

Sal - A very unique male name



  May 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Sal appeared on the charts for the first time in 1911 on position #532. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Sal and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Sal? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Sal. The baby boy name Sal was given to 9 baby boys in 2005, ranking #3015 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 197,408 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Sal peaked in popularity 108 years ago in 1911 on position 532.



Famous with this name

Sal Lopez
Sal Landi
Berkan Sal


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Sal is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Sal is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #1,755 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,755.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Sal is where you live.


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Sal origin and meaning

Sal is a 3 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Sal, pop culture references for the name Sal and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Sal

We've found the following names that sound similar to Sal, sorted by popularity.

Saul / Shaquille / Sol / Sahil / Shiloh / Shelly / Saleh / Shaul / Saulo / Shelley /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20053015
20043309
20033135
20023051
20013044
20002837
19992663
19983574
19962428
19952208
19941945
19932465
19922004
19912018
19901821
19892206
19881618
19871948
19862188
19851498
19842546
19832023
19822191
19811979
19802111
19791891
19781444
19761155
19751394
19741184
19731247
19721025
1971998
1970967
1969914
1968910
1967877
1966824
1965850
1964843
1963725
1962701
1961691
1960717
1959682
1958653
1957730
1956851
1955988
19541337
19531035
19521015
19511053
1950963
1949866
1948864
1947734
1946758
1945668
1944811
1943689
1942745
1941706
1940680
1939800
1938769
1937710
1936698
1935701
1934883
1933760
1932795
1931851
19301127
1929954
19281034
1927915
1926981
1925919
1924971
1923968
19221393
19211205
19201001
19191135
19181139
19171223
19161245
19151033
1914966
1912881
1911532

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California1755

Even more about Sal


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Sal a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Sal?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1911
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Sal
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 197,408
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1911
2005 births +9

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