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Sollie Family History

Sollie Surname Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads all over Norway so named from sol ‘sun’ + li ‘hillside’ ‘mountainside’ (hence ‘the sunny side’).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Sorlie, Storlie, Bolle, Sole, Gollin, Nolle, Holle, Fowlie, Selle

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Where is the Sollie family from?

You can see how Sollie families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sollie family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sollie families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 9 Sollie families living in London. This was about 60% of all the recorded Sollie's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Sollie families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sollie surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sollie ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sollie. 26% of Sollie men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Sollie women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sollie were Farming and Waitress. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    26%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Carpenter
    12%
  • Farming
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    43%
  • Cook
    29%
  • Waitress
    29%
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What Sollie family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sollie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sollie 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sollie. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 366 military records available for the last name Sollie. For the veterans among your Sollie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sollie lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Sollie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Sollie in 1947 was 37, and 83 in 2004.

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