Bol Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Bolle. French: from Bolo, Bollo, short forms of the Germanic personal name Baldo (see Boll).

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

Similar surnames: Bohl, Bos, Bal, Boll, Bold, Bole, Pol, Bolt, Bon, Byl

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Bol Family Origin

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Bol Family Occupations

What did your Bol ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bol family was Waterman & Lighterman. The most common Bol occupation in the UK was Hawker. 33% of Bol's were Hawkers. Hawker and Stoker In Cotton Factory were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bol.

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  • Hawker

  • Stoker In Cotton Factory

  • Waterman & Lighterman


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

Bol Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bol. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bol 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bol. 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 Bol. For the veterans among your Bol ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bol Life Expectancy

What is the average Bol lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Bol life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Bol in 1965 was 73, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bol 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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