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

Solorzano Early Origins



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

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Solorzano Spelling Variations


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Solorzano 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.

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Solorzano Early History


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Solorzano Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Solorzano research. Another 419 words (30 lines of text) covering the years 1074 and 1469 are included under the topic Early Solorzano History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Solorzano Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Solorzano Early Notables (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...

Another 83 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Solorzano 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:

Solorzano Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Diego De Solorzano, who landed in America in 1826 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Pedro De Solorzano, who arrived in America in 1827 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Silvestre De Solorzano, who landed in Dominican Republic in 1850 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Andres Solorzano, aged 46, who settled in America, in 1892
  • Arturo Solorzano, aged 15, who emigrated to the United States, in 1894

Solorzano Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Leonard F. Solorzano, aged 41, who emigrated to the United States, in 1908
  • Elenterio Solorzano, aged 24, who landed in America from Rio Tuerto, Spain, in 1913
  • Gonzalo Solorzano, aged 35, who emigrated to America from Solorzano, Spain, in 1917
  • Justo Solorzano, aged 20, who landed in America from Santander, Spain, in 1917
  • Ana Solorzano, aged 16, who emigrated to the United States from Santiago, Cuba, in 1920
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Solorzano (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Solorzano (post 1700)



  • Bianca Solorzano (b. 1974), American correspondent for CBS News
  • Emilia Solórzano (1835-1882), First Lady of Costa Rica during the periods of 1870-1876 and 1877-1882
  • Vicente Solórzano, Honduran football defender
  • Fidel Solórzano (b. 1962), retired male athlete from Ecuador
  • Fernando Guzmán Solórzano (1812-1891), President of Nicaragua
  • Erasmo Solórzano (b. 1985), Mexican soccer player
  • David Solórzano (b. 1980), Nicaraguan footballer
  • Carlos José Solórzano (1860-1936), President of Nicaragua
  • Carlos Solórzano (b. 1922), Guatemalan born Mexican playwright
  • Soledad Anaya Solorzano, Mexican professor

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ 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)

Other References

  1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  3. Archivo General De Indias, Sevilla. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias durante los Siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Edited by the docents of the General Indian Archives under the Director of the Archives, Don Cristobal Bermudez Plata 3 Volumes - Volume 1 1509-1534. Sevilla, Spain: Imprenta de la Gavidia, 1940. Print.
  4. de Cadenas, Vicente Y Viicent. Heraldic Patronimica Española Y Sus Patronimicos Compuestos. Madrid: Hidalguía, 1976. Print.
  5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-209).
  6. Diez, Ma Del Carmen Galbis. Catalogo de Pasajeros a Indias Durante los siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII Archivo General de Indias Sevilla Volume 6. Murcia, Spain: Ministerio de Cultura, 1986. Print.
  7. Maduell, Charles R. Compiler Index of Spanish Citizens Entering the Port of New Orleans Between January 1840 and December 1865. New Orleans: The Compiler, 1966. Print.
  8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  9. Domínguez, C. Hispano de Apellidos y Blasones. 4 Vols. 2001. Print.
  10. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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The Solorzano Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Solorzano 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.

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