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Solomon Name Meaning

Jewish, English, Scottish, Dutch, French, Swedish, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish (Solomón): vernacular form of the Biblical Hebrew male personal name Shelomo (a derivative of shalom ‘peace’). This was fairly widespread in the Middle Ages among Christians; it has for generations been a popular Jewish name. In the Bible it is the name of King David’s successor, noted for his wisdom. Among Christians it was also used as a nickname for a man who was considered wise. In North America it is also found as an Anglicized form of Salomon and Salamon.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Salmon, Sloman, Salomon, Solomons, Soldo, Holman, Salomone, Salome

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Solomon Family Origin

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Solomon Family Occupations

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  • Tailor

    7%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Cabinet Maker

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Solomon occupation in the UK was Tailor. 7% of Solomon's were Tailors. Tailor, Farmer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Solomon. A less common occupation for the Solomon family was Labourer.

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Solomon Historical Records

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Solomon Life Expectancy

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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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