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Solheim Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of thirty or more farmsteads, notably in Hordaland and Sogn og Fjordane, so named from Old Norse Sólheimr, a compound of sól ‘sun’ + heimr ‘home’, ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Opheim, Solem, Nesheim, Borsheim, Norheim, Solum, Schei, Sollie

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Solheim Family Origin

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Solheim Family Occupations

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

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Solheim Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Solheim. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Solheim 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 Solheim. 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 Solheim. For the veterans among your Solheim ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Solheim Life Expectancy

What is the average Solheim lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Solheim life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Solheim in 1951 was 41, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Solheim 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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