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The surname Solon comes from the Irish name O Sochlachain.

Solon Early Origins



The surname Solon 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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Solon Spelling Variations


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Solon Spelling Variations



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

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Solon Early History


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Solon Early History



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

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Solon Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Solon Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Solon 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:

Solon Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Pavel Solon, aged 35, who settled in America, in 1893
  • Olivia Solon, aged 65, who emigrated to the United States, in 1894

Solon Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Albert Solon, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States from Stoke, England, in 1908
  • Leon Victor Solon, aged 37, who landed in America from Stoke on Trent, England, in 1909
  • Michael Solon, aged 26, who landed in America from Kiltimagh, Ireland, in 1911
  • Stefan Solon, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States from Zahajki, Russia, in 1912
  • Mare Solon, aged 35, who landed in America from Stoke on Trent, England, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Solon (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Solon (post 1700)



  • Lorin Solon (1892-1967), All-American football player
  • Yvonne Prettner Solon (b. 1946), American politician, the 47th and current Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota
  • Sheila Solon, American Republican politician, Member of Missouri State House of Representatives 31st District; Elected 2012
  • Sam Solon (1931-2001), American Democrat politician, Member of Minnesota State House of Representatives, 1971-72; Member of Minnesota State Senate, 1973-2001
  • Ewen Solon (1917-1985), New Zealand-born actor
  • Laura Solon (b. 1979), English comedian, actor, writer and winner of the 2005 Perrier Comedy Award
  • Marc-Louis Solon (1835-1913), French ceramic pottery artist who moved from France to Stoke-on-Trent in 1870

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Solon Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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.
    2. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    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. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
    6. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
    7. Johnson, Daniel F. Irish Emigration to New England Through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick Canada 1841-1849. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1996. Print.
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    11. ...

    The Solon Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Solon 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 28 January 2016 at 14:23.

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