Meaning and Origin of: Sola

Family name origins & meanings

  • Catalan (Solà) : habitational name from any of the minor places called Solà in Catalonia, or topographic name from Catalan solà, ‘place exposed to the sun’. This is a very common Catalan name.
  • Portuguese and Catalan : possibly an occupational nickname for a shoemaker, from sola ‘sole (of a shoe)’.