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Sol History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



From the historical and enchanting region of Spain emerged a multitude of noble families, including the distinguished Sol family. The original bearer of the name Sol, 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 Sol 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 Sol family


The surname Sol was first found in Catalonia, in northeastern Spain.

Early History of the Sol family


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Another 114 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1074 and 1469 are included under the topic Early Sol History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Sol Spelling Variations


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 Sol 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...
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Migration of the Sol family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Sol Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Diederic Sol, aged 37, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1748 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Sol Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Felia Sol, aged 22, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1848 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Contemporary Notables of the name Sol (post 1700)


  • Andreas Peter Cornelius Sol M.S.C. (1915-2016), Dutch prelate of the Roman Catholic Church
  • Maria Sol Escobar (1930-2016), simply known as Marisol, a French sculptor who worked in New York City
  • Sol Dollinger, American politician, Socialist Workers Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1948; Socialist Workers Candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1950
  • Sol Tiffen, American founder of The Tiffen Company, manufactures filters for photography in 1945
  • Sol Friedman, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 16th District, 1914 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 30) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Sol Polansky (1926-2016), American diplomat, Ambassador to Bulgaria (1987-1990)
  • Sol S. Metzger (1880-1932), American football player, coach of football and basketball
  • Sol Spiegelman (1914-1983), American microbiologist
  • Sol Lesser (1890-1980), American movie director
  • Sol Myron Linowitz (1913-2005), American lawyer and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 30) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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