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Solway Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Jewish (American): variant spelling of Soloway.

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


Similar surnames: Soloway, Solloway, Holway, Salway, Soley, Holaway, Goldy, Solley

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Solway Family Origin

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Solway Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Day Laborer

    14%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%

In 1880, Farmer, Day Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Solway. The most common Solway occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Solway's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Solway family was Keeping House.

Source: Census data for Solway | Data not to scale

Solway Historical Records

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Solway Life Expectancy

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