Bolding Family History

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Bolding Name Meaning

English and German: patronymic from Bold as a personal name. Danish: habitational name from a place so named in Jutland.

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

Similar surnames: Bolling, Golding, Colding, Boeding, Balling, Billing, Rolling

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Bolding Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bolding name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bolding. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Bolding Family Origin

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Bolding Family Occupations

What did your Bolding ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bolding family was (Ag Laborer) Agricult ((Gardener)). Agricultural Labourer, Bootmaker and Wood Carver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bolding. The most common Bolding occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Bolding's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Bootmaker

  • Wood Carver

  • (Ag Laborer) Agricult ((Gardener))


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

Bolding Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Bolding. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bolding 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 947 immigration records available for the last name Bolding. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Bolding. For the veterans among your Bolding ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bolding Life Expectancy

What is the average Bolding lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Bolding life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bolding in 1951 was 43, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bolding 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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