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Solano Name Meaning

Spanish, Aragonese, Asturian-Leonese: habitational name from any of the places named Solano (Burgos and Málaga provinces) or El Solano (Asturies, and Uesca, Aragon), named with solano ‘place exposed to the sun’ (Late Latin solanum, a derivative of sol ‘sun’). Spanish and Portuguese: from a personal name adopted in honor of Francisco Solano, a 17th-century missionary to South America. Italian: possibly also from the personal name adopted in honor of Francisco Solano.

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

Similar surnames: Solana, Sola, Solar, Soland, Silano, Molino, Morano, Llano, Siano

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Solano Family Origin

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Solano Family Occupations

What did your Solano ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Fruit Grower Own and Incapacitated were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Solano. 25% of Solano women worked as an Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Fruit Grower Own

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Incapacitated
  • Probationer Nurse
  • Teacher Nun
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Solano Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Solano. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Solano 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Solano. 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 Solano. For the veterans among your Solano ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Solano Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Solano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Solano in 1952 was 31, and 69 in 2004.

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