Where did the Sun get its name?
I got this is from wikipedia:
The Sun is sometimes referred to by its Latin name Sol or by its Greek name Helios. The English word sun stems from Old High German sunna, but took the male gender of the Latin sol (the sun, "he", but now also "it"). Its astrological and astronomical symbol is a circle with a point at its center: .
Helium is named from the Greek word helios - which means 'the sun'. Pierre Jules César Janssen discovered helium when he viewed a solar eclipse and found a new line (587.49 nm) on the solar spectrum. It was named after the Greek god of the Sun, Helios. Helium was first discovered in the sun. Hence it gets its name from the Greek word, Helios, meaning the sun Helium was first discovered in the sun spectroscopically…