From the historical and enchanting region of Spain
emerged a multitude of noble families, including the distinguished Solorio family. The original bearer of the name Solorio, 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 Solorio 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 Solorio family
The surname Solorio was first found in Catalonia, in northeastern Spain.
Early History of the Solorio family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Solorio research.Another 114 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1074 and 1469 are included under the topic Early Solorio History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Solorio 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 Solorio family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family was Isabel de Solís, a fourteenth century noblewoman who was taken captive by the Muslims of Granada. She converted to Islam, took the name Zoraya, then married the King, Abulhassan. The Tower of La Cautiva ("The Captive"), which still stands inside the Alhambra palace in Granada, was named for Isabel de Solís. Also of note were seventeenth century Spanish historian and... Another 67 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Solorio Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Solorio family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Solorio Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Pablo Solorio, aged 36, who settled in America, in 1895
Solorio Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Antonio Solorio, aged 24, who landed in America from Mexico City, in 1905
- Jose Solorio, aged 18, who immigrated to the United States from Havana, Cuba, in 1917
- Francisco Solorio, aged 30, who settled in America, in 1920
- Antonio Solorio, aged 37, who landed in America, in 1921
- Antonio Solorio, aged 37, who immigrated to the United States, in 1921
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Contemporary Notables of the name Solorio (post 1700)
- Jose J. Solorio (b. 1970), American politician, Member of the California State Assembly (2006-2012)
- Rabindranath Salazar Solorio (b. 1968), Mexican politician, Senator of the LXII Legislature of the Mexican Congress
- Luis Alfonso Solorio (b. 1994), Mexican footballer
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