Sola Name Meaning

Catalan (Solà): habitational name from any of the minor places called Solà in Catalonia, or topographic name from Catalan solà, ‘place exposed to the sun’. This is a very common Catalan name. Portuguese and Catalan: possibly an occupational nickname for a shoemaker, from sola ‘sole (of a shoe)’.

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

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Sola Family Origin

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Sola Family Occupations

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  • Barber

    17%
  • Book Keeper

    17%
  • Brick Layer

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sola family was Farmer. The most common Sola occupation in the USA was Barber. 17% of Sola's were Barbers. Barber, Book Keeper and Brick Layer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sola.

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Sola Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, Sola life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Sola in 1954 was 58, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sola

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