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Solomon meaning and name origin

Solomon \s(o)-lo-mon\ as a boy's name is pronounced SAH-lah-mun. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Solomon is "peace". Biblical: Solomon, son of David and Bathsheba, succeeded his father as king of Israel. He wrote the Book of Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and the Song of Solomon. The wisdom of Solomon is proverbial because when asked what gift he would have from God, he asked only for the wisdom he would need to rule. Used in the Middle Ages and the 18th century.

Solomon has 9 variant forms: Salmon, Salomo, Salomon, Salomone, Shalmon, Sol, Solaman, Sollie and Soloman.

For more information, see also related names Salem, Shalom, Shlomo, Sulayman and Zalman.

Solomon is also pronounced similarly to Zalomon.

View a list of the 11 names that reference Solomon.


Popularity of Solomon

Solomon is a very popular first name for males (#592 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#738 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Solomon name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Solomon with its variant forms and related boy baby names.


Top 1000 ranking of Solomon name in U.S.
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