Solar Family History
Solar Name Meaning
Spanish Catalan Aragonese and Asturian-Leonese: topographic name from solar ‘ancestral home’ (a derivative of solum ‘ground floor’) perhaps denoting someone who lived near or at the house of an important family. Galician and Spanish: habitational name from any of the places called Solar (Lugo La Rioja). Slovenian (Šolar): status name for an educated person from a derivative of šola ‘school’. Compare German Scholer and English Scholar see also Sholar . Slovenian Croatian and Serbian: occupational name for a salt merchant from a derivative of sol (Serbian so) ‘salt’. Jewish (from Ukraine): occupational name from Ukrainian solyar ‘salt merchant’. Compare above.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022