Solly Name Meaning

English (Kent): unexplained. Compare Solley. Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Soilligh ‘son of Soilleach’, possibly derived from soilghe ‘ease’, ‘agreeableness’.

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


Similar surnames: Holly, Sally, Solley, Soley, Dolly, Polly, Sully, Zolla, Boley, Billy

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Solly Family Origin

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Solly Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Shovel Maker

    7%

In 1880, the most common Solly occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Solly's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Solly. A less common occupation for the Solly family was Shovel Maker.

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Solly Historical Records

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Solly Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Solly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Solly in 1957 was 70, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Solly

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