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Solverson Family History

Solverson Surname Meaning

Americanized form of Norwegian Sølversen: patronymic from the personal name Sølver from Old Norse Sǫlvir a compound of Sol- ‘house hall’ + ver ‘giant hero’.

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


Similar surnames: Salverson, Alverson, Holgerson, Stenerson, Otterson, Halvorson

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Where is the Solverson family from?

You can see how Solverson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Solverson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Solverson families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 12 Solverson families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 92% of all the recorded Solverson's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Solverson families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Solverson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Solverson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Solverson. 34% of Solverson men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Solverson women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Solverson were Farming and Bookkeeper. .

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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
    34%
  • Carpenter
    23%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Farming
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    34%
  • Waitress
    23%
  • Clerk
    23%
  • Bookkeeper
    23%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Solverson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Solverson 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 103 immigration records available for the last name Solverson. 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 89 military records available for the last name Solverson. For the veterans among your Solverson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Solverson lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Solverson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Solverson in 1965 was 66, and 85 in 2004.

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