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Solana Name Meaning

Catalan, Aragonese, and Spanish: habitational name from any of the numerous places named Solana or La Solana, derived from Catalan solà or Aragonese and Spanish solano ‘sun-facing place’ (see Sola and Solano).

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


Similar surnames: Solano, Sola, Molina, Solar, Soland, Saldana, Selan, Salina, Holan

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Where is the Solana family from?

You can see how Solana families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Solana family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Solana families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 6 Solana families living in Florida Territory. This was 100% of all the recorded Solana's in the USA. Florida Territory had the highest population of Solana families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Solana surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Solana ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Solana. 67% of Solana men worked as a Laborer.

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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 1940

  • Laborer
    67%
  • Roofer
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Solana. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Solana 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Solana. 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 Cards

There are 247 military records available for the last name Solana. For the veterans among your Solana ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Solana lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Solana life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Solana in 1965 was 76, and 71 in 2004.

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