Solano Family History
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Solano Name Meaning
Spanish, Aragonese, Asturian-Leonese: habitational name from any of the places named Solano (Burgos and Málaga provinces) or El Solano (Asturies, and Uesca, Aragon), named with solano ‘place exposed to the sun’ (Late Latin solanum, a derivative of sol ‘sun’). Spanish and Portuguese: from a personal name adopted in honor of Francisco Solano, a 17th-century missionary to South America. Italian: possibly also from the personal name adopted in honor of Francisco Solano.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Solana, Sola, Solar, Soland, Silano, Molino, Morano, Llano, Siano