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Soloway Surname Meaning

English: variant of Salway . Americanized form of Jewish Ukrainian or Belorussian Solovey ‘nightingale’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


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

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Where is the Soloway family from?

You can see how Soloway families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Soloway family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Soloway families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 9 Soloway families living in London. This was about 47% of all the recorded Soloway's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Soloway families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Soloway surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and 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 United Kingdom named Soloway. 100% of Soloway men worked as a Tailor (master) and 100% of Soloway women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Tailor (master)
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

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.

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Passenger Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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