Soltau Family History

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Soltau Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place so called near Hannover or Soldau in East Prussia, named with solt ‘boggy or dirty water’.

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

Similar surnames: Soll, Sola, Solar, Cota, Soltz, Sotak, Holter, Goltz, Sollie, Somma

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Soltau Family Origin

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Soltau Family Occupations

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Soltau Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Soltau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Soltau 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 706 immigration records available for the last name Soltau. 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 608 military records available for the last name Soltau. For the veterans among your Soltau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Soltau Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Soltau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Soltau in 1959 was 27, and 51 in 2004.

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