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

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  • Coal Miner

    18%
  • Boot Maker

    3%
  • Brewers Clerk

    3%
  • Chemist & Regd Dentist

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bolas family was Chemist & Regd Dentist. Coal Miner, Boot Maker and Brewers Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bolas. The most common Bolas occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 18% of Bolas's were Coal Miners.

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Bolas Historical Records

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Bolas Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bolas

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