Salinger Family History
Salinger Name Meaning
English (London): of Norman origin a habitational name from Saint-Léger-aux-Bois (Seine-Maritime) or Saint-Léger (Manche) both so called from the dedication of their churches to Saint Leger the martyred 7th-century bishop of Autun. Compare Ledger and Leger This surname is also common in Ireland. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from a Germanized form of the personal name Salomon .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022