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FlossiesFurCoat Sun 19-Jun-16 20:38:03

What are your thoughts?

dontblameme Sun 19-Jun-16 21:09:09

I know an adult female Sol, she is from South America, very laid back and smiley. And also knew a little boy Sol aged about 5, he was also very smiley.

Sophronia Sun 19-Jun-16 21:44:51

I like it short for Solomon.

Marmite27 Sun 19-Jun-16 21:45:48

Not if the place you live precedes every name with 'our'

MrsBungle Sun 19-Jun-16 21:46:55

I know a Sol. It's nice but his is short for Soloman.

Queenbean Sun 19-Jun-16 21:48:02

Guy from hollyoaks

FlossiesFurCoat Sun 19-Jun-16 21:48:35

Ah, didn't think of that, 'Our Sol..'

houseeveryweekend Sun 19-Jun-16 21:51:08

I like it but it does remind me of the beer! What about Soleil?

katiegg Sun 19-Jun-16 21:51:36

Our Sol grin

I like it, I know a little Sol - he's about five or six and very sweet. I'm pretty sure he's just Sol and it's not short for Solomon in his case. Solomon is also lovely though.

Wyldfyre Sun 19-Jun-16 21:52:26

What about the Saul spelling?

60sname Sun 19-Jun-16 21:56:53

Wyldfyre Sol and Saul are two different names though,and, depending on your accent, have different pronunciations

Wyldfyre Sun 19-Jun-16 22:09:50

Here they would be pronounced the same way, so just assumed would be same elsewhere

GingerCuddleMonsterThe2nd Sun 19-Jun-16 22:12:51

Makes me think of alcohol

Sol Mexican beer, sorry

puddock Sun 19-Jun-16 22:14:05

I know a Sol short for Solstice smile

TwentyCupsOfTea Sun 19-Jun-16 22:15:51

Immediately think of the beer sorry. Akin to calling a child becks imo! Though that May say more about me grin

Ffion3107 Sun 19-Jun-16 22:18:53

There's a Saul in one of the schools I work in, I'd never heard it before but it's a lovely name.
It might be pronounced differently to Sol, though?

dementedpixie Sun 19-Jun-16 22:20:28

I also think of the beer, sorry

MouldyPeach Sun 19-Jun-16 22:20:38

I love it, was in the running for my daughters name. Not short for anything, just Sol 🌞

Scribblegirl Sun 19-Jun-16 22:21:22

Makes me think of Sol Campbell! But I would assume it was a nickname.

FlossiesFurCoat Sun 19-Jun-16 22:29:42

I think the 'Our Sol' 'Arsehole' thing has put me off as DP and family are Northern...!

Maybe Solly as a nn would be better?!

Shadow1986 Sun 19-Jun-16 22:30:43

I know a sol (boy) - he's a cute little surfer type.

FlossiesFurCoat Sun 19-Jun-16 22:31:03

Solomon's ok, but there are plenty of biblical names I prefer if we were to go down that route.... Elijah, Ezra and Malachi to name but a few.

nooka Sun 19-Jun-16 22:51:16

I don't really like Sol on it's own, doesn't seem like a whole name to me. Seems like it's only short for Solomon or Marisol/ Soledad though.

MrsJoeyMaynard Sun 19-Jun-16 22:57:21

Reminds me of the Sun.

Marmite27 Mon 20-Jun-16 12:43:01

Sorry Scribble! But I thought it was worth mentioning, a friend was very close to naming her son this, and we're in the north too.

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