Gender: Female Origin of Sol: Spanish; Portuguese

Sol Origin and Meaning

The name Sol is a girl's name .

A short and sweet Spanish and Portuguese name, meaning "sun". Sol has been used on its own for centuries (it belongs to one of the daughters in the 10th-11th century Spanish epic poem "El Cantar de mio Cid"), and it is also found as a short form of the Marian names María del Sol and María de la Soledad, and of the related names Marisol and Soledad. A famous bearer is Argentine TV presenter (María) Sol Perez. Sol is also one of the goddess names fashionable for baby girls: she's a Nordic sun goddess, also called Sunna.

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