Solar Name Meaning

Spanish, Catalan, Aragonese, and Asturian-Leonese: topographic name from Latin solarius ‘ancestral home’ (a derivative of solum ‘ground’, ‘floor’), perhaps denoting someone who lived near or at the house of an important family. Galician: habitational name from any of the places named Solar (Lugo, Logroño). Jewish (from Ukraine): occupational name from Ukrainian solyar ‘salt merchant’. Compare Polish Solarz.

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

Similar surnames: Soler, Sola, Smolar, Stolar, Solarz, Bolar, Solak, Tolar, Sklar

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Solar Family Origin

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Solar Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Solar occupation in the USA was Laborer. 28% of Solar's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Solar family was Cigar Maker. Laborer, Farmer and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Solar.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Engineer

  • Cigar Maker


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Solar Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Solar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Solar in 1940 was 45, and 78 in 2004.

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