Bolas Family History

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Bolas Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Great Bolas in Shropshire, named in Old English with an unidentified first element (possibly an unattested word bogel meaning ‘bend in a river’) + wæsse ‘land beside a river liable to flood’.

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


Similar surnames: Bolam, Bolus, Byas, Boles, Bolar, Bolash, Boram, Bolt, Boas, Rodas

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Bolas Family Origin

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Bolas Family Occupations

What did your Bolas ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bolas. 5% of Bolas men worked as a General Labourer and 50% of Bolas women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bolas were constable Hardshire Country Police and Unpaid Domestic Duti

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    5%
  • Commercial Artist
    2%
  • Rubber Works Labourer
    2%
  • constable Hardshire Country Police
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Housewife
    2%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti
    2%

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

Bolas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Bolas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bolas 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 611 immigration records available for the last name Bolas. 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 639 military records available for the last name Bolas. For the veterans among your Bolas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bolas Life Expectancy

What is the average Bolas lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Bolas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Bolas in 1958 was 42, and 78 in 2004.

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