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Sol - Meaning of Sol

What does Sol mean?

Meaning of the name SolSoledadSoledaSoledadaCholeSoletaSoleSoladaMarisolSolomonSolaySolita

[ 1 syll. sol, so-l ] The baby girl name Sol is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being far more popular. It is pronounced Sao-L †. Sol's language of origin is Spanish. It is predominantly used in Portuguese and Spanish. The name is derived from the common Spanish word sol, possibly in reference to the sun's majesty and beauty; the ultimate Latin word for the sun is also sol. The name was borne by one of the daughters of the medieval Spanish hero El Cid. It was a common name for Spanish girls in the Middle Ages.

In addition, Sol is a Spanish shortening of the English and Spanish Soledad.

See also the related form, the Spanish Marisol.

See also the related categories, medieval, sun, daughters, word (element), hero (conqueror), portuguese, and spanish.

Sol is not often used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. In 2015, within the family of girl names directly related to Sol, Marisol was the most widely used. In the last century Sol has mainly been a boy name.

Baby names that sound like Sol include Saule, Sahl, Sal, Sale, Sel, Sell, Shaquille, Shel, Shell, Sile, Silje, Sille, Sole, Soulle, Syl, Cecil, Ceil, Cele, Chelle, and Ciel.

† English pronunciation for Sol: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"


Meaning of Sol Meaning of Soledad Meaning of Chole Meaning of Solada Meaning of Solay Meaning of Sole Meaning of Soleda Meaning of Soledada Meaning of Soleta Meaning of Solita Meaning of Soleil Meaning of Sol Meaning of Solomon Meaning of Saul Meaning of Marisol
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