The name Solomon ranked 471st in popularity for males of all ages in a sample of 2000-2003 Social Security Administration statistics and 592nd in popularity for males of all ages in a sample of the 1990 US Census.
Solomon was a great king who ruled Israel in the 10th century B.C. The son of King David, he was celebrated for his fair-minded intelligence.
Solomon's reign marked a period of special economic and political prestige for the Jewish nation. The Wailing Wall in Jerusalem is all that survives of the great temple he built there; it remains a site sacred to Jews throughout the world.