Solem Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from thirty or more farmsteads, notably in Trøndelag, so named from Old Norse Sólheimr (see Solheim).

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


Similar surnames: Solum, Solheim, Hole, Sole, Soler, Salem, Boler, Holm, Sem, Sales

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Solem Family Origin

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Solem Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    81%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • House Carpenter

    5%
  • Minister

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Solem occupation in the USA was Farmer. 81% of Solem's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and House Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Solem. A less common occupation for the Solem family was Minister.

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Solem Historical Records

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Solem Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Solem life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Solem in 1957 was 53, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Solem

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