Of Latin or Hebrew origin.

Sol means “sun” in Spanish and Portuguese. From the Latin word “sol”, of the same meaning.

As a Spanish or Portuguese name, Sol may be also a feminine name.

Sol is also a diminutive form of the name Solomon.

Solomon derives from the Hebrew word “shalom”, meaning “peace”.

Other forms of the name are: Solly, Salomon.

Famous male bearers are Sol Campbell, Sol Bamba, Sol Lewitt, Sol Hoopii, Sol Heras.

Famous female bearers are Sol Gabetta, Sol Rodriguez, Sol Estevanez.

Sol Gabetta is a multi-awarded Argentine cellist, who has performed with world famous orchestras, such as the Vienna Philharmonic, Philadelphia and London Philharmonic, etc.

In the following short video you may watch Sol Gabetta perform with the Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra: