Soley Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Catalan: variant of Solell, topographic name from Catalan solell ‘sunny side’, ‘southern slope’, from a derived of sol, ‘sun’. Compare Sol 2.

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


Similar surnames: Sole, Boley, Solly, Soler, Roley, Solley, Goley, Soles, Saley, Seley

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Soley Family Origin

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Soley Family Occupations

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  • Gardener

    7%
  • Bricklayer

    6%
  • Bricklayers Labourer

    6%
  • Farm Labourer

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Soley family was Farm Labourer. Gardener, Bricklayer and Bricklayers Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Soley. The most common Soley occupation in the UK was Gardener. 7% of Soley's were Gardeners.

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Soley Historical Records

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Soley Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Soley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Soley in 1945 was 26, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Soley

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