The surname Soltis was first found in Staffordshire where the surname is numerous and there is a village named Salt located there. During the reign of Henry III., Ivo de Saut held one knight's fee in Saut, of the Barony of Stafford. 
Important Dates for the Soltis family
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Soltis Spelling Variations
The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Soltis has been recorded under many different variations, including Salt, Saut and others.
Early Notables of the Soltis family (pre 1700)
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Soltis migration to Canada
For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Soltis or a variant listed above:
Soltis Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
Hnat Soltis, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1898
Contemporary Notables of the name Soltis (post 1700)
John G. Soltis, American politician, Farmer-Labor Candidate for U.S. Representative from Minnesota 10th District, 1920