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Gender: Female Meaning of Soledad: "solitude" Origin of Soledad: Spanish

The name Soledad is a girl's name of Spanish origin meaning "solitude". Soledad and is often added to lists like Cool Girls' Names—Rare, Unique and Unusual and discussed in our forums with posts like "If I had 8 daughters whose names started with...".

From the experts:

This strong Spanish name that refers to the Virgin Mary (Our Lady of Solitude) has been made accessible by broadcaster Soledad O'Brien -- who shows how well it combines with an Anglo surname. Her birth name was Maria de la Soledad Teresa O'Brien.

Ava Gardner portrayed a character named Soledad in the film The Angel Wore Red.

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Famous People Named Soledad

(Maria de la) Soledad Teresa O'Brien, American broadcast journalist
(María de la) Soledad Becerril, Marquise of Salvatierra, Spanish noble and politician
Soledad Miranda (born Soledad Rendón Bueno), Spanish actress and pop singer
Soledad Cazorla Prieto, Spanish jurist
Soledad Solaro, Argentine model and TV personality
Soledad Fandiño, Argentine actress

Pop Culture References for the name Soledad

Soledad, character in film "The Angel Wore Red"
Soledad Reyes, character in "Caramelo" by Sandra Cisneros
Soledad Markowitz, character in "Impossible" and "Unthinkable" by Nancy Werlin
Soledad "Chole" Quintana, Character in "Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe", by Benjamin Alire Sáen
"Soledad" Song by Westlife