Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Solomon m. A derivative of Hebrew שְׁלֹמֹה 'peace'.

The name of a Biblical king renowed for his wisdom and an 11th C king of Hungary. Wycliffite Bible (1395): Salomon, Solomon.

Austria
Latin
776 Salomon (nom) FRA-XXXL 4
England
Latin
1185x1186 Salomone (abl) PR-XXXVI p. 16; 1189 Saleman (nom) GASurv p. 78, Salomon (nom) ibid. p. 106, Salomonis (gen) ibid. p. 147; 1222 Salomon̄ (gen) StPaulDom p. 71; 1381 Salamon (nom) Suffolk1381 p. 71
Dutch
1577 Salomon AuFr Doornhove; 1579 Salomon ibid. Bedtbort; 1584 Salomon ibid. s'Backers; 1589 Salomon ibid. Claesz; 1592 Salomon ibid. Damart; 1593 Salomon ibid. Caluwe; 1594 Salomon ibid. Freschnaer; 1595 Salomon ibid. Baert; 1597 Salomon ibid. Freschner; 1599 Salomon ibid. Freschier
Early Modern English
1599 Salomon BUmar-vol1 p. 27
France
Latin
c823 Salamon (nom) irminon-vol2 40, Salamonus (nom) ibid. 19, Gaugiacum; 1090x1101 Salomon (nom) CartStPC XLIII; 1101x1129 Salomon (nom) ibid. XVIII, Salomonis (gen) ibid. XVIII; 1107 Salomon (nom) ibid. XVII; 1147 Salomon (nom) clairvaux-12thc 19, Salomone (abl) ibid. 19, Salomonis (gen) ibid. 19; 1180 Salomone (abl) RotScaNor p. 4; 1378 Salomoni (dat) hanquetvol1 1029
Old French
1301 Salemons (nom) MemPic-vol17 p. 241; 1313 Salomon Paris1313 p. 6
Middle French
1561 Salomon RegPCC-1 p. 4; 1562 Salomon ibid. p. 7; 1563 Salomon ibid. p. 22; 1564 Salomon ibid. p. 89; 1565 Salomon ibid. p. 112; 1566 Salomon ibid. p. 215; 1567 Salomon ibid. p. 286; 1568 Salomon ibid. p. 385; 1571 Salomon ibid. p. 447
Germany
Latin
847 Salomone (abl) HambUrk-vol1 XII; 858 Salomonem (acc) ibid. XIV, Salomonis (gen) ibid. XV; 864 Salomonem (acc) ibid. XVI
Iceland
Middle Icelandic
1504 Salomon (nom) DipIs-7 655
Ireland
Latin
fin12thC Salamonis (gen) MunDocIr III, p. 21
Italy
Latin
1100 Salomonis (gen) RCI-Cam1 631; 1253 Salamonis (gen) MonRav-1 CLIX; 1348 Salamono (dat) INP 22; 1376 Salamono (abl) DouGen1 p. 115
Spain
Latin
896 Salamon (nom) CDCB-XV MMXX
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Solomon". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Solomon.