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Soller Name Meaning

English: topographic or nickname from Middle English soler(e) solar(e) ‘upper chamber or story of a house’ probably used for a servant whose duties lay there. German: topographic name for someone who lived in a marshy place from Soll (variant of Sohl ) the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant. South German (Söller): nickname for someone whose house had a characteristic arbor or sunroom attached or a loggia in the upper story from Latin solarium ‘sun room’.

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


Similar surnames: Woller, Seller, Siller, Saller, Holler, Koller, Stoller, Soll, Toller

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Where is the Soller family from?

You can see how Soller families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Soller family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Soller families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Soller families living in Ontario. This was about 78% of all the recorded Soller's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Soller families in 1911.
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What did your Soller ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Soller. 24% of Soller men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Soller women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Soller were Clerk and Clerk. .

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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
    24%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Clerk
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    27%
  • Teacher
    17%
  • Maid
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Soller. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Soller 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 Soller. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Soller. For the veterans among your Soller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Soller lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Soller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Soller in 1952 was 61, and 64 in 2004.

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