Name Element SALBA

Type Word & Element

Meaning & History

Old High German and Gothic word meaning "salve, ointment".

Related Items

Other Languages & Culturessalbō(Old Germanic)
Given Name DescendantsGonçal(Catalan) Gundisalvus(Germanic) Consalvo(Italian) Gonçalo(Portuguese) Gonzalo(Spanish)
Surname DescendantsGonçalves(Portuguese) Gonzales, González, Gonzalez, Gonzalo(Spanish)

Sources & References

  1. Kroonen, Guus. Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic. Brill, 2013, page 424.
  2. K枚bler, Gerhard. Gotisches W枚rterbuch, entry *salba, available from
Entry added December 7, 2022