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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


Similar surnames: Sol, Sala, Sole, Solar, Soll, Pola, Mola, Gola, Zola, Seda

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Sola Family Origin

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Sola Family Occupations

What did your Sola ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Barber, Book Keeper and Brick Layer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sola. 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.

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  • Barber

    17%
  • Book Keeper

    17%
  • Brick Layer

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%

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

Sola Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sola. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sola 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Sola. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Sola. For the veterans among your Sola ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sola Life Expectancy

What is the average Sola lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sola

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sola 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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