Soleil Origin and Meaning

The name Soleil is a girl's name of French origin meaning "sun".

An attractive French word name known here via former child TV star Soleil Moon Frye, aka Punky Brewster. It started to be lightly used in the U.S. in the 1920s and is now attracting some attention as both a sunny nature and an international word name. It's currently in the Nameberry Top 500.

# 990 in the US

Soleil Rank in US Top 1000

# 202 on Nameberry

Soleil Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Soleil Popularity

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Famous People Named Soleil

  • Soleil Moon FryeAmerican actress
  • Sky SoleilAmerican male voice actor
  • Cypress Soleil Lee (b. 1995)daughter of rapper SolĂ©
  • Sophia Madrien Soleil Bell (b. 2001)daughter of singer Tara McLean
  • Bodhi Soleil Reed Somerhalder (b. 2017)daughter of actors Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed

Soleil in Pop Culture

  • Cirque du Soleilfamous Canadian circus
  • Soleilcharacter on the American TV show "Touch"
  • Soleildaughter of Laslow (Lazward) in the game "Fire Emblem: Fates"

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