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Given Name SOLOMON
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: שְׁלֹמֹה (Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: SAHL-ə-mən (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
From the Hebrew name שְׁלֹמֹה (Shelomoh) which was derived from Hebrew שָׁלוֹם (shalom) "peace". Solomon was a king of Israel, the son of David, renowned for his wisdom. Supposedly, he wrote the Book of Proverbs, Ecclesiastes and the Song of Solomon in the Old Testament. This name has never been overly common in the Christian world, and it is considered typically Jewish.
Related Names
VARIANT: Shlomo (Hebrew)
DIMINUTIVES: Sol, Solly (Jewish)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Sulaiman, Sulayman (Arabic), Salomon (Biblical Greek), Shelomoh (Biblical Hebrew), Salomon (Biblical Latin), Suljo (Bosnian), Salomon (Danish), Salomon (French), Suleiman (History), Salamon (Hungarian), Sulaiman (Indonesian), Sulaiman (Malay), Salomon (Norwegian), Salomão (Portuguese), Salomón (Spanish), Salomon (Swedish), Süleyman (Turkish)
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