Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Salo m. A hypocoristic of any of various names beginning with Old Icelandic salr, Old German sele, Old High German sal 'house, dwelling, hall', or this element used as a standalone monothematic name.

Austria
Latin
928 Salacho (nom) UrkStyria 18
France
Latin
2h12thC Salo (nom) NotSLdN III; 1139 Salo (nom) HAP p. 371; 1143 Salo (nom) ibid. p. 373; 1166 Salone (abl) clairvaux-12thc 130; 1177 Salo (nom) ibid. 165
1083 Salico (nom) St-Barnard-Romans no. 119
Spain
Latin
1014 Sala (nom) CDCB-XV LangwardSa
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Salo". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2019, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2019/1/name/Salo.