Bohley Family History

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Bohley Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Boley. Possibly a variant spelling of Irish O’Bohelly, an Anglicization of Gaelic Ó Buachalla (see Buckley).

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

Similar surnames: Boxley, Bosley, Lohrey, Bohle, Yokley, Bohler, Boley, Gorley, Holey

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Bohley Family Origin

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Bohley Family Occupations

What did your Bohley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bohley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Bohley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bohley family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Driver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bohley.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Driver

  • Laborer


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bohley ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bohley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bohley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bohley 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 143 immigration records available for the last name Bohley. 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 391 military records available for the last name Bohley. For the veterans among your Bohley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bohley Life Expectancy

What is the average Bohley lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Bohley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Bohley in 1961 was 62, and 67 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bohley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bohley 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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