× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright 2000 - 2016


The name Solly belongs to the early history of Britain, it's origins lie with the Anglo-Saxons. It is a product of their having lived in the county of Cheshire, where they held the estate of Sale. The surname Solly was originally derived form the Old English word soel which refers to a hall. In this case the original bearers of the surname Solly were either servants at the hall or resided near a dining hall. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.


Solly Early Origins



The surname Solly was first found in Cheshire but the family can be found throughout ancient Britain in early years. The Hundredorum Rolls of 1273 list Robert a la Sale. Placita de Quo Warranto, temp. Edward I-III lists Nicholas de la Sale, temp. 20 Edward I and William de la Sale. Robert de la Sale was Bailiff of Norwich in 1327. [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)

"About the time of Edward I., Thomas, son of William De la Sale, held twelve acres of land in Ickleford, Hertfordshire. According to Cussans, the Hertfordshire Sales hailed from Scotland nearly two centuries ago, and he mentions Francis Sale, a gentleman who was married at Ashwell in 1694." [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
Guppy, Henry Brougham, Homes of Family Names in Great Britain. 1890. Print.


Close

Solly Spelling Variations


Expand

Solly Spelling Variations



Until the dictionary, an invention of only the last few hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Solly include Sale, Sail, Sales, Salle, Salley, Sally, Sallete, Sallett and many more.

Close

Solly Early History


Expand

Solly Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Solly research. Another 187 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1590, 1675, 1670, 1671, 1697, 1736 and 1734 are included under the topic Early Solly History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Solly Early Notables (pre 1700)


Expand

Solly Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notables of this surname at this time include William Sayle ( c. 1590-1675), English explorer and later settler of the Bahamas, the first governor of colonial South Carolina from 1670-1671; and...

Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Solly Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Solly In Ireland


Expand

Solly In Ireland



Some of the Solly family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 52 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

The Great Migration


Expand

The Great Migration



Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The Solly were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records:

Solly Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Solly, who landed in Mobile County, Ala in 1836
  • George Solly, who arrived in Arkansas in 1872
  • Martin Solly, aged 22, who emigrated to America from Ireland, in 1892
  • S. E. Solly, aged 48, who landed in America, in 1893
  • Cori Solly, aged 19, who landed in America from London, in 1898

Solly Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • G. R. Solly, aged 36, who settled in America from Kingston, in 1906
  • Herbert A. Solly, aged 41, who emigrated to the United States from London, England, in 1907
  • Dorothy Solly, aged 34, who emigrated to the United States from London, England, in 1907
  • Michel Solly, aged 22, who landed in America from Paris, France, in 1907
  • Arthur J. Solly, aged 53, who emigrated to the United States from Congleton, England, in 1909
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Solly Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Mary E. Solly, aged 30, a nurse, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rangitikei" in 1884

Close

Contemporary Notables of the name Solly (post 1700)


Expand

Contemporary Notables of the name Solly (post 1700)



  • William F. Solly, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1896
  • Henry Solly (1813-1903), English social reformer
  • Isaac Solly (1769-1853), London merchant in the Baltic trade, brother to Edward Solly
  • Edward Solly (1776-1844), English merchant living in Berlin who amassed an extensive collection of Italian Trecento and Quattrocento paintings
  • Robert Henry Solly (1859-1932), Australian politician

Close

Solly Family Crest Products


Expand

Solly Family Crest Products




Close

See Also


Expand

See Also




Close

Citations


Expand

Citations



  1. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
  2. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  3. ^ Guppy, Henry Brougham, Homes of Family Names in Great Britain. 1890. Print.

Other References

  1. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  5. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  9. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  11. ...

The Solly Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Solly 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 2 September 2016 at 09:40.

Sign Up

  


FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
House of Names on Facebook
Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
Houseofnames on Pinterest