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Updated June 9, 2019

How Popular Is The Name Solar

Family name origins & meanings

  • Spanish, Catalan, Aragonese, and Asturian-Leonese : topographic name from Latin solarius ‘ancestral home’ (a derivative of solum ‘ground’, ‘floor’), perhaps denoting someone who lived near or at the house of an important family.
  • Galician : habitational name from any of the places named Solar (Lugo, Logroño).
  • Jewish (from Ukraine) : occupational name from Ukrainian solyar ‘salt merchant’. Compare Polish Solarz.

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