Bohlen Family History

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Bohlen Name Meaning

German: patronymic from Bohl 1. German: habitational name from a place in Westphalia named Bohlen. German (Böhlen): habitational name from any of several places in Saxony named Böhlen. Swedish (Bohlén): ornamental name from Bohl 1 + the suffix -én, a derivative of Latin -enius ‘descendant of’.

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

Similar surnames: Bolen, Boden, Bohle, Bohren, Bohnen, Bowden, Bolten, Boehler, Behlen

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Bohlen Family Origin

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Bohlen Family Occupations

What did your Bohlen ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Engine retired and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bohlen. 34% of Bohlen men worked as an Engine retired and 75% of Bohlen women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bohlen were Stationery Mc Attendant Railway and School Teacher Retired W By Married

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Engine retired
  • Public Works Contractors Foreman
  • Stationery Mc Attendant Railway

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • School Teacher Retired W By Married

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bohlen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Bohlen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bohlen 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bohlen. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Bohlen. For the veterans among your Bohlen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bohlen Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Bohlen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Bohlen in 1960 was 40, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bohlen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bohlen ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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