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Sola Surname Meaning

Catalan (Solà): habitational name from any of the minor places called Solà in Catalonia (Spain) or a topographic name from Catalan solà ‘place exposed to the sun’. Portuguese and Catalan: metonymic occupational name for a shoemaker from sola ‘sole (of a shoe)’. Croatian (Šola): unexplained.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Sol, Sala, Sole, Solar, Soll, Pola, Mola, Gola, Zola, Seda

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Where is the Sola family from?

You can see how Sola families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sola family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sola families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 18 Sola families living in London. This was about 62% of all the recorded Sola's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Sola families in 1891.
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What did your Sola ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Sola. 100% of Sola women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Sola. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sola census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 13,000 immigration records available for the last name Sola. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Sola. For the veterans among your Sola ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sola lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Sola life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Sola in 1954 was 58, and 76 in 2004.

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