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Solan History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The surname Solan comes from the Irish name O Sochlachain.

Early Origins of the Solan family


The surname Solan was first found in County Mayo (Irish: Maigh Eo) located on the West coast of the Republic of Ireland in the province of Connacht, where bearers of the name were erenaghs of Cong.

Early History of the Solan family


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Solan Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Solan, O'Solan, Solahan and others.

Early Notables of the Solan family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Solan family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Solan Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Solan, aged 20, who emigrated to the United States, in 1897

Solan Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Cyrib H Solan, aged 12, who emigrated to the United States, in 1903
  • Cath Solan, aged 24, who landed in America from Kiltimagh, in 1905
  • Bryan Solan, aged 23, who emigrated to America from Kiltimagh, Ireland, in 1907
  • Annie Solan, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States from Swinford, Ireland, in 1909
  • John Solan, aged 35, who settled in America from Kittilmaugh, Co. Mayo, Ireland, in 1910
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Solan Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Peter Solan, aged 25, a labourer, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Alfred" in 1864 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Archives New Zealand Micro 5019. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Alfred. Retrieved from http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ourstuff/Alfred1864.htm
  • Bridget Solan, aged 21, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Alfred" in 1864 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Archives New Zealand Micro 5019. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Alfred. Retrieved from http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ourstuff/Alfred1864.htm
  • Thomas Solan, aged 3, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Alfred" in 1864 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Archives New Zealand Micro 5019. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Alfred. Retrieved from http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ourstuff/Alfred1864.htm

Contemporary Notables of the name Solan (post 1700)


  • Kenneth "Ken" Solan (1948-1971), English professional footballer
  • Peter Solan (1929-2013), Slovak film director and writer from Czechoslovakia, recipient of the Igric Award for Lifetime Achievement in 1994
  • Gregory A Solan Ph.D., British chemist, Department of Chemistry, University of Leicester
  • Eilon Solan, School of Mathematical Sciences, Hebrew University
  • Lawrence M Solan, Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Brooklyn Law School

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Citations


  1. ^ Archives New Zealand Micro 5019. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Alfred. Retrieved from http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ourstuff/Alfred1864.htm

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