Male, Nature, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes

Solanus

Solanus comes from the Latin name of the east wind meaning “of the east” or “of the sun”, made up of Latin sōl (sun) and the Latin suffix -ānus (of, pertaining to). However, it’s also likely that Solanus is a Latinized form of Solano, a Spanish locational name for someone who came from a place called Solano, likely deriving from Latin solanum, a derivative of sol meaning “sun”, perhaps referring to a place that was often sunny or received a lot of sun. It’s also possible that solanum is made of Latin solor (soothe, comfort), and it’s also a Latin word meaning “nightshade”.

Solanus was the religious name of Solanus Casey, a Catholic priest who chose the name after Saint Francis Solanus.

Nicknames: Sol

Origin: Proto-Indo-European

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Variants:

  • Solano (Spanish)

 

Female forms:

  • Solana (Spanish, Catalan)

 

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