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The surname Solan comes from the Irish name O Sochlachain.

Solan Early Origins



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.

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Solan Spelling Variations


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Solan Spelling Variations



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

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Solan Early History


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Solan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Solan research. Another 136 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Solan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Solan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Solan Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Solan Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Solan (post 1700)


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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


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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

Other References

  1. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of Ireland. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1969. Print.
  2. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  5. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1978. Print.
  6. Harris, Ruth-Ann and B. Emer O'Keefe. The Search for Missing Friends Irish Immigrant Advertisements Placed in the Boston Pilot Volume II 1851-1853. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1991. Print.
  7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  9. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
  10. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  11. ...

The Solan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Solan Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 23 September 2013 at 10:47.

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