Solway Family History

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Solway Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Jewish (American): variant spelling of Soloway.

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

Similar surnames: Soloway, Solloway, Holway, Salway, Soley, Holaway, Goldy, Solley

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Solway Family Origin

Where is the Solway family from?

Solway Family Occupations

What did your Solway ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Solway. 25% of Solway men worked as a General Labourer and 75% of Solway women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Solway were Gardener and Unpaid Domestic Dut

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Working Master Of Gents Outfitting boots shoes
  • Brickyard Labourer
  • Gardener

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut

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

Solway Historical Records

What Solway family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Solway. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Solway 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Solway. 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 431 military records available for the last name Solway. For the veterans among your Solway ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Solway Life Expectancy

What is the average Solway lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Solway life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Solway in 1960 was 37, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Solway

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Solway 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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