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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

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Solomon Family Origin

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Solomon Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Tailor

    4%

In 1880, the most common Solomon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Solomon's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Solomon. A less common occupation for the Solomon family was Tailor.

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