Solis Family History
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Solis Name Meaning
Spanish and Asturian-Leonese (Solís): habitational name from Solís in Asturies or a similarly named place elsewhere. English: from a medieval personal name bestowed on a child born after the death of a sibling, from Middle English solace ‘comfort’, ‘consolation’. The word also came to have the sense ‘delight’, ‘amusement’, and in some cases the surname may have arisen from a nickname for a playful or entertaining person.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Sluis, Molin, Ellis, Loris, Kolis, Boris, Molis, Polis, Somes, Sallis