First name origins & meanings:
- Hebrew: Asked for
- Latin: The sun
- Hebrew: Peaceful; perfect
First name variations: Sauly, Solly, Saul, Solly, Salamon, Soloman, Solomon
Last name origins & meanings:
- Spanish and Portuguese: nickname ((del) Sol) for someone
with a cheerful disposition, from sol ‘sun’ (Latin sol),
but more likely from the female personal name Sol, of the same
meaning and derivation or possibly in some cases from the Marian
epithet (María del Sol). This name was frequent among Jews
- Catalan and southern French (Occitan): nickname from
Catalan, Occitan sol ‘calm’.
- Catalan (Sòl)
and southern French (Occitan): habitational name from any of the
places called Sòl in Catalonia, or Sol in southern France, as for
example Le Sol in Cantal and Lot.
- Jewish: when not of
Spanish origin (see 1 above), from Poland: metonymic occupational name
for a salt merchant, from Polish sól ‘salt’.
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