Bockholt Family History

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Bockholt Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: topographic name for someone who lived near a beech wood, from Middle Low German bok ‘beech’ + holt ‘wood’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Eickholt, Buchholz, Buckhout, Bockhorst, Birkholz, Bomhoff, Brockhoff

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Bockholt Family Origin

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Bockholt Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bockholt family was Laborer. The most common Bockholt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Bockholt's were Farmers. Farmer, County Clerk and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bockholt.

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  • Farmer

  • County Clerk

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer


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Bockholt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bockholt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bockholt census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 227 immigration records available for the last name Bockholt. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 365 military records available for the last name Bockholt. For the veterans among your Bockholt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bockholt Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Bockholt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Bockholt in 1958 was 31, and 55 in 2004.

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