Solis Family History

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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 Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Solis name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Solis. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Spain


  • England & Wales


  • Portugal


  • France


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Solis Family Origin

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Solis Family Occupations

What did your Solis ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Stock Raiser

  • Labor


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Solis ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Solis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 44,000 census records available for the last name Solis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Solis 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 21,000 immigration records available for the last name Solis. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Solis. For the veterans among your Solis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Solis Life Expectancy

What is the average Solis lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Solis ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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