What does Solomon mean?

Solomon means "peace"

How do we pronounce Solomon?

Solomon \so-lo-mon, sol-om-on\ is a boy's name. It consists of 7 letters and 3 syllables.

The baby boy name Solomon is sometimes used as a girl name name popularity. Its pronunciation is SAALahMahN in English 1.

1 Pronunciation for Solomon: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"

What is the origin of Solomon?

Solomon is used predominantly in the English, Hebrew, Romanian, and Slavic languages, and its origin is Hebrew. Biblical name derived from the element 'shalom' meaning peace. Shelomoh (Hebrew) and Shlomo (Hebrew) are older forms of Solomon. The name was borne in the Bible by a king, also the son of David and Beersheba. He was famous for his wisdom, and he wrote various books of the Old Testament, including the Proverbs, the Ecclesiastes, and the Song of Songs known also as the Song of Solomon. The name has traditionally been Jewish; it was first adopted by English speakers in the 16th century, usually for its association with wisdom. The name known from the popular nursery rhyme Solomon Grundy. The name name Salome (English, French, and German) is the female form of Solomon. The name Solomon is widely used; it has 52 variants that are used in both English and other languages.

Other versions used in English comprise nicknames for Salamon (used in Hungarian and Spanish as well), baby name Salmen, Salmon name, Salo name popularity, name Saloman, baby name Selim, name Shalmon, name Shelomo origin, baby name Solaman, nicknames for Solamon, Sollie pronounciation, Solmon pronounciation, Solom meaning, Solomona definition, Zalmen pronounciation, name Zelman, name Zelmen, Zelmo pronounciation, what does the name Zollie mean, and meaning of Zolly. The short form Sol name (used in Hebrew as well), the pet form name Solly (used in Hebrew as well), and the variant spelling Soloman pronounciation are other English forms. Foreign variants of Solomon comprise name Lasimonne origin (French), Salaman name popularity (Hungarian), Salamen pronounciation (Polish), name Salamone origin (Italian), Salamun meaning and origin (Czech), Salaun definition (French), Salman definition (Arabic, Iranian, and Turkish), Salomão meaning of name (Portuguese), baby name Salomo (Dutch, German, and Scandinavian), Salomon name variations (Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Polish, Scandinavian, Slavic, and Spanish), nicknames for Salomonas (Lithuanian), Salomone name (Italian), Salomón meaning and origin (Spanish), baby name Selman (Yiddish), Selyf name (Welsh), Shelomoh meaning of name (Yiddish), Shlomo name (Hebrew and Yiddish), Solaiman name (Arabic), Solamh name variations (Irish and Scottish), what does the name Sulaiman mean (Arabic), what does the name Sulaimon mean (Arabic), short names for Sulayman (Arabic), name Suleiman origin (Arabic), meaning of Sulema (Arabic and Urdu), what does the name Süleyman mean (Arabic and Turkish), nicknames for Zalman (Yiddish), Zula name popularity (Spanish), Zulema meaning of name (Spanish), and meaning of Zulma (Spanish). See also the related forms, Sonny name popularity (English) and Shalom name (English and Hebrew). Solomon is a fairly popular baby name for boys. At the modest height of its usage in 1911, 0.053% of baby boys were given the name Solomon. Its ranking then was #221. The baby name has since fallen in popularity, and is in recent years of occasional use. In 2010, its usage was only 0.027% and its ranking #467, however it was nonetheless the most popular within all boy names in its group. In 2010, Solomon was thrice as popular as the subsequent ranked name, Sonny name. In the past century Solomon has predominantly been a baby boy name.

The following famous people share the name Solomon:

  • Author Saul Bellow, born Solomon Bellows, 10 June 1915 - 5 April 2005, Lachine, Quebec, Canada
  • Pianist Solomon Cutner, born 6 August 1902 - 22 February 1988, London, England.

List of baby names that sound like Solomon:

meaning of Solaman, what does the name Salaman mean (Hungarian), Salamen meaning and origin (Polish), Salamon meaning (English, Hungarian, and Spanish), name Salamone (Italian), what does the name Salamun mean (Czech), Saloman name variations, Salomão definition (Portuguese), Salomé definition, Salomo name variations (Dutch, German, and Scandinavian), name Salomon meaning (Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Polish, Scandinavian, Slavic, and Spanish), meaning of Scannalan, name Scannalen meaning, Scannalon meaning of name, Selewyn meaning (English), Selino meaning of name (Italian), nicknames for Shelomi, Shelomo name, Shlomo pronounciation (Hebrew and Yiddish), and what does the name Sileno mean (Spanish).

The baby name Solomon fun facts:

The name Solomon in reverse order is "Nomolos".

The numerological value of the name Solomon is number 4, which means a foundation, order, service, struggle against limits, steady growth.

How popular is Solomon?

Solomon is in the top names in USA.

Source: https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames