Solomon

Solomon - A very unique male name



  Sep 26,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Solomon, meaning peace, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #259. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Solomon and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Solomon? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Solomon. The baby boy name Solomon was given to 576 baby boys in 2012, ranking #446 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,849 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Solomon peaked in popularity 106 years ago in 1911 on position 210.



Famous with this name

Ed Solomon
David Solomon
Dumitru Solomon


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Solomon is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Solomon is currently topping the baby name charts in Alaska at position #161 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #722.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Solomon is where you live.


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Solomon origin and meaning

Solomon is a 7 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means peace. To see famous people named Solomon, pop culture references for the name Solomon and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Solomon

We've found the following names that sound similar to Solomon, sorted by popularity.

Shlomo / Salomon / Shalom / Shulem / Sholom / Saleem / Salman / Shlome / Salim / Shloime /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012446
2011441
2010460
2009462
2008423
2007451
2006479
2005467
2004478
2003493
2002464
2001436
2000465
1999441
1998488
1997512
1996550
1995561
1994616
1993622
1992666
1991641
1990694
1989604
1988590
1987620
1986640
1985582
1984557
1983595
1982500
1981609
1980595
1979568
1978595
1977572
1976604
1975596
1974614
1973639
1972664
1971626
1970680
1969673
1968667
1967702
1966661
1965643
1964706
1963675
1962732
1961645
1960651
1959589
1958702
1957597
1956566
1955548
1954567
1953569
1952546
1951495
1950563
1949462
1948495
1947492
1946546
1945549
1944568
1943488
1942483
1941549
1940460
1939531
1938466
1937470
1936456
1935483
1934445
1933463
1932467
1931460
1930409
1929420
1928406
1927442
1926415
1925345
1924355
1923334
1922314
1921307
1920306
1919282
1918286
1917261
1916302
1915288
1914255
1913256
1912219
1911210
1910259

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Alaska161
Maryland266
Washington302
Oregon326
Nevada328
Colorado330
South Carolina341
New York347
Michigan359
Ohio361
North Carolina362
Kentucky374
Indiana375
Georgia403
New Mexico424
Arizona449
Wisconsin455
Tennessee461
Oklahoma463
Pennsylvania470
Utah480
Virginia483
Illinois500
Massachusetts511
Missouri515
California523
Arkansas536
Texas541
Minnesota545
New Jersey585
Alabama600
Louisiana720
Florida722

Even more about Solomon


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Solomon a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Solomon?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1911
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Solomon
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 2,849
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +576

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