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Solomon Family History

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. ANCHOR NAME 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

801,724 Historical Documents with Solomon on Ancestry.com
229,592 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
32,674 Military Records
37,729 Immigration Records
188,289 Census and Voter Lists
313,440 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Solomon Families

  • Number of Solomon families
     679 - 1,356
     227 - 678
     1 - 226
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Solomon families
     383 - 764
     128 - 382
     1 - 127
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Solomon families
     17 - 32
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Solomon Family Origin

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Solomon Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Solomon

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Solomon Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Solomon Civil War Service Records

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