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Soler Family History

Soler Name Meaning

habitational name from El Soler, a town in El Rosselló district, northern Catalonia, or form any other place named El Soler or with Soler, from soler ‘ground’, ‘floor’ (Late Latin solarium, a derivative of solum ‘bottom’, ‘ground’). occupational name from Catalan soler, the person who makes or sells soles (of canvas sandals or shoes). This is a very common Catalan name.

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


Similar surnames: Solar, Sole, Sales, Soder, Soller, Boler, Soper, Solem, Soll, Soley

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Where is the Soler family from?

You can see how Soler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Soler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Soler families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Soler families living in Louisiana. This was about 43% of all the recorded Soler's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Soler families in 1840.
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What did your Soler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Soler. 21% of Soler men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Soler women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Soler were Jornalero and Clerk.

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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
    21%
  • Labrador
    15%
  • Partner
    8%
  • Jornalero
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    19%
  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Machine Operator
    14%
  • Clerk
    10%
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Soler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Soler 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 12,000 immigration records available for the last name Soler. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Soler. For the veterans among your Soler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Soler lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Soler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Soler in 1953 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

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