Solan Family History

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Solan Name Meaning

Irish (mainly County Mayo): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Sochlacháin ‘descendant of Sochlachán’, a personal name formed with a diminutive of sochlach ‘renowned’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Nolan, Folan, Toran, Ronan, Dolan, Wolan, Wogan, Shean, Colen, Soland

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Solan Family Origin

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Solan Family Occupations

What did your Solan ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Solan. 25% of Solan men worked as a Builders Labourer and 72% of Solan women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Solan were Bricklayer and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
  • General Labourer
  • Big Piecer Cotton Spg Mill
  • Bricklayer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Incapacitated
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Duties

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

Solan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Solan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Solan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Solan. 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 Card

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

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Solan Life Expectancy

What is the average Solan lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Solan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Solan in 1954 was 49, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Solan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Solan ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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