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Boler Surname Meaning

English: variant of Bowler . German: variant of Boller . Norwegian (Bøler): habitational name from various farms in southeastern Norway named Bøler from Old Norse bøli ‘farm’. Compare Bohler .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Bole, Boyer, Bolter, Bower, Boner, Bohler, Boley, Bosler, Bolen

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Where is the Boler family from?

You can see how Boler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Boler families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 71 Boler families living in Yorkshire. This was about 46% of all the recorded Boler's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Boler families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Boler surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Boler ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cowman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Boler. 20% of Boler men worked as a Cowman and 100% of Boler women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Cowman
  • Landscape Artist
  • Joiner Shop Fitter
  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Boler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 945 immigration records available for the last name Boler. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Boler. For the veterans among your Boler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Boler lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Boler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Boler in 1954 was 61, and 69 in 2004.

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