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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 1880, a less common occupation for the Solar family was Cigar Maker. The most common Solar occupation in the USA was Laborer. 28% of Solar's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Solar.

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  • Laborer

    28%
  • Farmer

    24%
  • Engineer

    8%
  • Cigar Maker

    4%

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

Solar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 642 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Solar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Solar 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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