Salamon History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname Salamon is derived from the baptismal name Solomon. This name is ultimately derived from the Hebrew given name Shelomo, which is derived from the word shalom, which means peace. This name was popular among both Jews and Christians during the Middle Ages. Among Christians, it was also a nickname type of surname for a person who was considered wise or for a person who played the role of King Solomon in a miracle play.


Canada Salamon migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Salamon Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Josef Salamon, who landed in Quebec in 1896
  • Peter Salamon, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1897
  • Panko Salamon, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1899
  • Pearl Dankevych Salamon, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1899

Contemporary Notables of the name Salamon (post 1700) +

  • Julie Salamon (b. 1953), American journalist, critic and author
  • Helen Salamon, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1956 (alternate), 1960; Secretary of Michigan Democratic Party, 1957 [1]
  • Thomas Salamon (b. 1989), Austrian professional association footballer
  • Peter Salamon, Mathematics Professor at San Diego State University
  • Lester M. Salamon (b. 1943), Professor at The Johns Hopkins University
  • Bartosz Salamon (b. 1991), Polish footballer


  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 21) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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