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Gender: F Pronunciation: so-LAY Meaning of Soleil: "sun" Origin of Soleil: French

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 1920's, and is now attracting some attention as both a sunny nature and an exotic name. It's currently Number 680 on Nameberry.

Famous People Named Soleil

Soleil Moon Frye, American actress
Sky Soleil, American actor
Cypress Soleil Lee (b. 1995), daughter of rapper Solé
Sophia Madrien Soleil Bell (b. 2001), daughter of singer Tara McLean
Bodhi Soleil Reed Somerhalder (b. 2017), daughter of actor Ian Somerhalder, and actress Nikki Reed

Pop Culture References for the name Soleil

Cirque du Soleil, famous Canadian circus
Soleil, character on the American TV show "Touch"
Soleil, daughter of Laslow (Lazward) in the game "Fire Emblem: Fates"