Show ContentsSoler History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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

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

Early History of the Soler family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Soler research. Another 114 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1074 and 1469 are included under the topic Early Soler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Soler 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 Soler family

Prominent among members of the family

  • eighteenth century Catalan architect Joan Soler i Faneca
  • eighteenth century Spanish musician and composer Antonio Soler
  • nineteenth century Argentinian military officer Miguel Estanislao Soler
  • nineteenth century Catalan poet and playwright Frederic Soler i Hubert

Soler Ranking

In the United States, the name Soler is the 6,677th most popular surname with an estimated 4,974 people with that name. [1] However, in France, the name Soler is ranked the 591st most popular surname with an estimated 7,919 people with that name. [2]

United States Soler migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Soler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Manuel Soler, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1803 [3]
  • Gerardo Soler, aged 21, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1803 [3]
  • Jose Soler, aged 35, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1804 [3]
  • Pablo Soler Ballester, who sailed to Puerto Rico in 1804
  • Raimunda Soler Roig sailed to Puerto Rico in 1812
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Soler Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Baldomero Soler, who landed in Alabama in 1928 [3]

Contemporary Notables of the name Soler (post 1700) +

  • Cecilia E. Soler, American Democratic Party politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980 [4]
  • Jesús Pascual Babiloni Soler (1946-2023), Spanish footballer who played as a left-back
  • Yolanda Soler (b. 1972), Spanish bronze medalist judoka at the 1996 Summer Olympics
  • Miquel Soler Sarasols (b. 1965), Spanish retired footballer
  • Francisco Manuel "Paco" Soler Atencia (b. 1970), Spanish retired gold medalist footballer
  • Vicente Martín y Soler (1754-1806), Spanish composer of opera and ballet
  • Antonio Francisco Javier José Soler Ramos (1729-1783), Spanish composer
  • Andrés Soler (1898-1969), Mexican actor
  • Miguel Estanislao Soler (1783-1849), Argentine general, who fought in the Argentine War of Independence
  • Fernando Gaston Soler (b. 1978), Argentine football striker
  • ... (Another 6 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

  1. "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?".,
  3. 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)
  4. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 28) . Retrieved from on Facebook