Boleman Family History

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Boleman Name Meaning

North German (Bolemann): from an elaborated form of bole, used as a term of endearment (see Bohle 1), or possibly a respelling of German Bohlmann or Bollmann.

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


Similar surnames: Boldman, Bollman, Boseman, Coleman, Bolman, Sollman, Bohlman

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Boleman Family Origin

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Boleman Family Occupations

What did your Boleman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Boleman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Boleman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Boleman family was School Teacher. Farmer, Engineer and Ret. Com. Mch. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boleman.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Engineer

    11%
  • Ret. Com. Mch.

    11%
  • School Teacher

    11%

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

Boleman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Boleman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boleman 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Boleman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Boleman. For the veterans among your Boleman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boleman Life Expectancy

What is the average Boleman lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Boleman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Boleman in 1949 was 41, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boleman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boleman 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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