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Soli Family History

Soli Name Meaning

Italian: of uncertain derivation; it corresponds in form to the plural of solo ‘only’, ‘alone’, but it could be from a shortened pet form of a personal name ending in -so, as for example Ambrosolo from Ambroso, Tommasolo from Tommaso, etc.

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


Similar surnames: Sol, Poli, Zeoli, Sole, Sani, Kolis, Bodi, Solis, Nold, Poll

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Where is the Soli family from?

You can see how Soli families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Soli family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Soli families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 20 Soli families living in Wisconsin. This was about 65% of all the recorded Soli's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Soli families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Soli surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Soli ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Soli. 27% of Soli men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Soli women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Soli were Farming and Teacher. .

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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
    27%
  • Farmer
    24%
  • Truck Driver
    14%
  • Farming
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    20%
  • Housemaid
    20%
  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Teacher
    20%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Soli. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Soli 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 521 immigration records available for the last name Soli. 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 Soli. For the veterans among your Soli ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Soli lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Soli life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Soli in 1941 was 41, and 84 in 2004.

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