From the historical and enchanting region of Spain
emerged a multitude of noble families, including the distinguished Silano family. The original bearer of the name Silano, which is a local
surname, once lived, held land, or was born in the beautiful region of Spain
. In Spain
, hereditary surnames
were adopted according to fairly general rules and during the late Middle Ages, names that were derived from localities became increasingly widespread. Local
names originally denoted the proprietorship of the village or estate. The Silano family originally lived in any of the numerous village and towns named Soler. This place-name is derived from the word "soler," which means "site" or "plot" and it is ultimately derived from the Late Latin word "solarium," which means "bottom" or "ground."
Early Origins of the Silano family
The surname Silano was first found in Catalonia, in northeastern Spain.
Early History of the Silano family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Silano research.Another 419 words (30 lines of text) covering the years 1074 and 1469 are included under the topic Early Silano History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Silano Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Solís, de Solís, Solis, de Solis, Soliz, Soler, Solé, de Solé, Sole, de Sole, Solano, Sol, de Sol, del Sol, Sols, Soles, Solares and many more.
Early Notables of the Silano family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family was Isabel de Solís, a fourteenth century noblewoman who was taken captive by the Muslims of Granada. She converted to Islam, took the name Zoraya, then married the King, Abulhassan. The Tower of La Cautiva ("The Captive"), which still stands inside the Alhambra palace in... Another 83 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Silano Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Silano family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Antonio de Solís, who explored the Caribbean coasts of Mexico in the year 1512. Other early migrants to the New World bearing this surname or a variant spelling of the name were Martí.