When Elisabeth Wahli was born on 13 March 1763, in Bolligen, Bern, Switzerland, her father, Bendicht Wahli, was 38 and her mother, Barbara Kneubuehler, was 38. She married Bendicht Soltermann on 1 August 1783, in Bern, Bern, Switzerland. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 25 February 1829, in Dentenberg, Vechigen, Bern, Switzerland, at the age of 65, and was buried in Bern, Bern, Switzerland.
Swiss German: from a pet form of the personal name Salomon , or a topographic name for someone who lived by willow bushes, Old High German salaha. Compare Salley .
Muslim (mainly Maghreb and Syria): surname denoting descent from or association with someone called Sahl, from Arabic sahl ‘smooth, easy’.