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

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  • Annuitant

    14%
  • Bricklayers Labourer

    14%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Beer House Keeper

    7%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Solan family was Beer House Keeper. Annuitant, Bricklayers Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Solan. The most common Solan occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 14% of Solan's were Annuitants.

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Solan Historical Records

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Solan Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Solan

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