Solis Name Meaning

Spanish and Asturian-Leonese (Solís): habitational name from Solís in Asturies or a similarly named place elsewhere. English: from a medieval personal name bestowed on a child born after the death of a sibling, from Middle English solace ‘comfort’, ‘consolation’. The word also came to have the sense ‘delight’, ‘amusement’, and in some cases the surname may have arisen from a nickname for a playful or entertaining person.

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

Similar surnames: Sluis, Molin, Ellis, Loris, Kolis, Boris, Molis, Polis, Somes, Sallis

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Solis Family Origin

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Solis Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Stock Raiser

  • Labor


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In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Stock Raiser were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Solis. The most common Solis occupation in the USA was Laborer. 21% of Solis's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Solis family was Labor.

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Between 1945 and 2004, Solis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Solis in 1945 was 45, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Solis

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