When Hannah Soule was born on 21 September 1818, in Palermo, Waldo, Maine, United States, her father, Joseph Soule, was 31 and her mother, Hannah Nason, was 33.
English (Gloucestershire): of Norman origin, a variant of Soul .
French (Soulé): topographic name for someone who lived in a house exposed to sun, a variant of Soulier 2; or a habitational name from Soulé, the name of several places in the southwestern part of France.
History: George Soule (1600–80), one of the passengers on the Mayflower in 1620, was one of the founders of Duxbury, MA, where he became comparatively wealthy. He left eight children.