There's always time for a good pun, and this Shakespearean baby name is no exception. Salerio was a name invented by the Bard for The Merchant of Venice and is a play on the Italian word for "salary." In the play, Salerio is one of a trio of money-minded characters who share similar-sounding names. He fills in a lot of the blanks in the play, ensuring the story stays moving and the audience stays on track. Although Salerio is concerned with material wealth, you can remind your little one to be mindful of all the things their life is rich in—like love, from you.
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