Solomon: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Solomon

Solomon

Pronunciation: SAH-lə-mən (key)

Origin of the name Solomon:

Derived from the Hebrew shĕlōmōh (peaceful). The name is borne in the Bible by the son and successor of King David, renowned for his wisdom and ability to communicate with animals.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Shlomo, Sol, Solly, Zalman

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Nicknames for Solomon: | Edit

Sol, Solly, Solo, Slomie

Meanings and history of the name Solomon: | Edit

Hebrew "peaceful"

Famous real-life people named Solomon: | Edit

King Solomon, a Biblical figure known for his wisdom
Solomon Brown, son of Kody and Robyn Brown, of TLC's "Sister Wives"
Solomon Northup, freeman of color who wrote the memoir,Twelve Years a Slave.

Solomon in song, story & screen: | Edit

Solomon Grundy, traditional nursery rhyme.
Solomon Northrup, character portrayed by Chiwetel Ejiofor in the film 12 Years a Slave & based on the memoir written by Solomon Northrup.

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