Salto Family History
Salto Name Meaning
Spanish: habitational name from any of numerous places called Salto from salto ‘sloping’. Catalan (Saltó): variant of Saltor a habitational name from a town of this name in northern Catalonia. Italian: from the medieval personal name Saltus a short form of the omen or well-wishing name Bonassaltus composed of the elements b(u)on ‘good’ + assaltus ‘surprise’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022