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

Soledad Origin and Meaning

The name Soledad is a girl's name of Spanish origin meaning "solitude".

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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LaulenaG Says:


The most beautiful girl I ever met (she was an identical twin) had this name. Solitude is not inherently bad, this is a good name to encourage a strong sense of self.

Chess345 Says:


This name was used as symbolism in Of Mice and Men. It was a sort of hidden clue to the loneliness all the characters endured throughout the book. Not the greatest name for a young girl.

Daiseymae Says:


My brother's wife is named Soledad. She goes by Sole.

Netta5187 Says:


Lovely name! I rarely hear this one anymore.

snowsbeloved Says:


I prefer Solana

Lena_Aline Says:


I knew a Soledad. She was very artistic. We sometimes called her Chloe.

Zelliew Says:


It sounds much nicer than how I would have pronounced it

otheralix Says:


Not really. Maybe if you're using google translate... The Virgin Mary was called Maria de Soledad.

Starbucks137 Says:


The word soledad in spanish translates to loneliness. I'm not sure why you would want that name for your child...

Catastroffy Says:


Thank you for the explanation! It certainly is very pretty.

Kmoritz Says:


Sole-ay-dahd. Very pretty Spanish name.

Catastroffy Says:


I have no idea how to pronounce this.

senseandsensibility Says:


I love the meaning of it! Also, nicknames Sol and Sole are pretty!