Solon name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Solon mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Solon

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Illinois, U.S., the name Solon is of Greek origin and means "Iron".
  2. A user from North Carolina, U.S. says the name Solon means "Wise".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun So"lon
A celebrated Athenian lawmaker, born about 638 b. c.; hence, a legislator; a publicist; -- often used ironically.
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  1. A man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs

From Ancient Greek Σόλων (Sólōn), Athenian statesman.

  1. A wise legislator or lawgiver.
  2. Any legislator.

Notable Persons Named Solon

Notable Persons Named Solon

Solon Bixler

Solon Bixler is a musician. He plays Guitar, Bass guitar, Piano, Keyboard instrument, Synthesizer, Programming (music), Drum kit, Percussion instrument, and Vocals. He has been prominent since 1992. Solon was born on January 4th, 1977 in Fresno, California.

Solon Borglum

Solon Borglum was an artist in the field of sculpture. Solon was born on December 22nd, 1868 in Ogden, Utah. He died on January 31st, 1922.

Solon Spencer Beman

Solon Spencer Beman was an architect. Solon was born on October 1st, 1853 in Brooklyn. He passed away on April 23rd, 1914.

Solon Borland

Solon Borland was a senator. His military service ended in 1847. Solon was born on September 21st, 1808 in Suffolk, Virginia. He passed away on January 1st, 1864.

Solon Earl Low

Solon Earl Low was a teacher and farmer. Solon was born on January 8th, 1900 in Cardston. He passed away on December 22nd, 1962.

Solon De Leon

Solon was born on September 2nd, 1883 in New York City. He breathed his last breath on December 3rd, 1975.

  • Solon Justus Buck
    Archivist of the United States
  • Solon Chase
  • Solon Hadjisolomos

Notable Persons With the Last Name Solon

Notable Persons With the Last Name Solon

Laura Solon

Laura Solon is a sketch comedy and stand-up comedy comedian. Laura was given the name Laura Madalene Solon in London Borough of Merton.

Ewen Solon

Ewen Solon was an actor. Ewen was given the name Peter Ewen Solon on September 7th, 1917 in Auckland. He left this life on July 7th, 1985.

Yvonne Prettner Solon

Yvonne Prettner Solon is a psychology and legislator. Yvonne was born on February 3rd, 1946 in Minneapolis.

Akiko Solon

Akiko Solon is a singing, actor, singer, and actress. She has had major accomplishments since 2010. Akiko was given the name Akiko Maria Leslie Villamor Solon on January 3rd, 1994 in Lapu-Lapu.

Marc-Louis E. Solon

Marc-Louis E. Solon was a porcelain artist. Marc-Louis was born in 1835 in Montauban. Marc-Louis is also known as Solon and Louis-Marc. He breathed his last breath on June 23rd, 1913.

Sam Solon

Sam Solon was a Member of the Minnesota House of Representatives from the 60th District and Member of theMinnesota House of Representativesfrom the 60th District. Sam was born on June 25th, 1931 in Duluth, Minnesota. He died on December 28th, 2001.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Solon U.S.
  White 69.01% 64.26%
  African American 10.19% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 15.54% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.84% 16.26%

Of Last Name Solon

People with the last name Solon are most frequently White, African American, or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Solon

  • How Popular is the name Solon? Solon is the 9,161st most popular name of all time. As a last name Solon was the 21,736th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Solon have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,312 babies born with the first name Solon in the United States. That's more than enough people named Solon to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Solon? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Solon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Solon is Saturday, October 30th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Solon born? The highest recorded use of the first name Solon was in 1916 with a total of 33 babies.
  • Random Solon Factoid: According to the 1921 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Solon is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name in 1921.
  • Weird things about the name Solon: The name spelled backwards is Nolos. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Nsloo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Solon? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,197 people with the last name Solon.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Solon? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Solon as their last name since less than 1 person in 244k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Solon name meaning

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