Solomon - boys name

Solomon name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 92%

Solomon name meaning:

The name Solomon is derived from the Hebrew name Shlomo, which means "peaceful" or "peaceful one." It is a masculine given name that holds significant historical and biblical connotations. In the Bible, Solomon was the son of King David and Bathsheba and is renowned for his wisdom and wealth. He is said to have ruled Israel during a period of peace and prosperity, which further reinforces the meaning of the name.

Those named Solomon often carry a sense of calmness, tranquility, and diplomacy. They tend to be intelligent, wise, and analytical individuals who are skilled at problem-solving. With a name meaning "peaceful," individuals named Solomon may also possess a strong desire to promote harmony and seek resolutions in conflicts. Additionally, the name Solomon can also evoke a sense of power and authority, as the biblical figure was a great king. This name carries a rich historical and cultural significance, making it a unique and meaningful choice for parents seeking a name for their son.

Origin: Hebrew



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Related names

Solomon , Salamon, Selyf, Solly, Sulaiman

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Overall UK ranking: 381 out of 4789

117 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (533)

Historical popularity of Solomon

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