Solar Family History

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Solar Name Meaning

Spanish, Catalan, Aragonese, and Asturian-Leonese: topographic name from Latin solarius ‘ancestral home’ (a derivative of solum ‘ground’, ‘floor’), perhaps denoting someone who lived near or at the house of an important family. Galician: habitational name from any of the places named Solar (Lugo, Logroño). Jewish (from Ukraine): occupational name from Ukrainian solyar ‘salt merchant’. Compare Polish Solarz.

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

Similar surnames: Soler, Sola, Smolar, Stolar, Solarz, Bolar, Solak, Tolar, Sklar

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Solar Family Origin

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Solar Family Occupations

What did your Solar ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Solar. 30% of Solar men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Solar women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Solar were Farmer and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Proprietor
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
  • Clerk
  • Cook
  • Housework

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

Solar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Solar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Solar 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Solar. 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 Solar. For the veterans among your Solar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Solar Life Expectancy

What is the average Solar lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Solar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Solar in 1940 was 45, and 78 in 2004.

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