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Soll Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived in a marshy place, a variant of Sohl, or a habitational name from a place named with this word. South German (Söll): habitational name from a place so called in Bavaria. German: variant of Selle 2. Jewish: variant spelling of Sol.

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


Similar surnames: Boll, Doll, Sell, Sohl, Roll, Poll, Sole, Sol, Sola, Holl

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Where is the Soll family from?

You can see how Soll families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Soll family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Soll families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 10 Soll families living in Ontario. This was about 71% of all the recorded Soll's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Soll families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Soll surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Soll ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Soll. 18% of Soll men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Soll women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Soll were Clerk and Proprietor.

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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
    18%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    22%
  • Bookkeeper
    16%
  • Teacher
    11%
  • Proprietor
    11%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Soll. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Soll 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 Soll. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 25,000 military records available for the last name Soll. For the veterans among your Soll ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Soll lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Soll life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Soll in 1959 was 48, and 85 in 2004.

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