Last name origins & meanings:
- Spanish and Asturian-Leonese (Solís): habitational
name from Solís in Asturies or a similarly named place elsewhere.
- English: from a medieval personal name bestowed on a
child born after the death of a sibling, from Middle English
solace ‘comfort’, ‘consolation’. The word also came to have
the sense ‘delight’, ‘amusement’, and in some cases the surname may
have arisen from a nickname for a playful or entertaining person.
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