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Meaning of Solon

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The name Solon has the following meaning:

A wise man.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Solon is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Solon in the USA, over the past 100 years.
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The name Solon is pronounced as sole-on


Solon originates from the Greek language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Solon and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Solon: Boys - Adonis, Alek, Alexander, Ambrose, Ammon, Anacletus, Basil, Cletus, Cole, Cristopher, Cyril, Girls - Dellie, Iliana, Both genders - Irene


Popular Variants for the name Solon: Solo


Common nicknames for the name Solon are: Sol, Solly


We think the name Solon should fall under the following style category: Traditional.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Solon to be: Well-bred, handsome and masculine chap

In one word, you might describe Solon as a(n) "well-bred" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Solon (or its variants) are:

Vernon A. Walters , born on 3 January, a famous diplomat. Vernon A. Walters 's background: A United States Army officer and a diplomat. Most notably, he served from 1972 to 1976 as Deputy Director of Central Intelligence and from 1985 to 1989 as the United States Ambassador to the United Nations. Walters rose to the rank of lieutenant general in the U.S. Army and is a member of the Military Intelligence Hall of Fame.

Sol Myron Linowitz , born on 7 December, a famous diplomat. Sol Myron Linowitz 's background: An American diplomat, lawyer, and businessman who helped negotiate the return of the Panama Canal to Panama under the direction of President Jimmy Carter. Besides being a career diplomat, lawyer, and one time chairman of Xerox, he wrote two books, 'The Making of a Public Man: A Memoir', and 'The Betrayed Profession'.

Sol Lesser, born on 17 February, a famous producer. Sol Lesser's background: An Academy Award-winning film producer and presenter.

Sol Wachtler, born on 29 April, a famous film director and producer. Sol Wachtler's background: A New York State lawyer and former Chief Judge of the New York Court of Appeals, which is the highest position in the State judiciary.
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