Soloway Family History

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Soloway Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Americanized form of Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) Solovei, ornamental name or occupational nickname for a cantor in a synagogue, from Russian solovei ‘nightingale’.

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


Similar surnames: Solway, Solow, Alloway, Solloway, Slowik, Salway, Holloway, Soley

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Soloway Family Origin

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Soloway Family Occupations

What did your Soloway ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Tailor (master) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Soloway. 23% of Soloway men worked as a Tailor (master) and 70% of Soloway women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Soloway were Local Govt Officer B T D and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Tailor (master)
    23%
  • Book Seller wholesale
    12%
  • Hairdresser (master)
    12%
  • Local Govt Officer B T D
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    70%
  • Book music Stallholder Market
    10%
  • Company Director
    10%
  • Incapacitated
    10%

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

Soloway Historical Records

What Soloway family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Soloway. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Soloway census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Soloway

Passenger List

There are 788 immigration records available for the last name Soloway. 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 563 military records available for the last name Soloway. For the veterans among your Soloway ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Soloway Life Expectancy

What is the average Soloway lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Soloway life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Soloway in 1943 was 21, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Soloway

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Soloway 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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