A biblical name known for the son of David and Bathsheba who succeeded his father as king of Israel. Known for his wisdom. He was the author of the Book of Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and the Song of Songs. The name grew in popularity during the Middle Ages. Peaked prior to the turn of the 20th century in the U.S. Favored by Jewish families. "Song of Solomon," is a 1977 novel by Toni Morrison.