Boles Family History

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Boles Name Meaning

Origin uncertain; possibly an altered spelling of English Bowles, a variant of Bowell or Bowler, or of German Bolz or Bohls.

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

Similar surnames: Bolds, Boler, Toles, Bowles, Bolen, Bole, Bolles, Noles, Boyes, Bores

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Boles Family Origin

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Boles Family Occupations

What did your Boles ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Boles occupation in the UK was Labourer. 14% of Boles's were Labourers. Labourer, Farmer and Blacksmith Hammerman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boles. A less common occupation for the Boles family was Bricklayers Laborer.

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  • Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith Hammerman

  • Bricklayers Laborer


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

Boles Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 56,000 census records available for the last name Boles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boles 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Boles. 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 13,000 military records available for the last name Boles. For the veterans among your Boles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boles Life Expectancy

What is the average Boles lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Boles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Boles in 1943 was 30, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boles

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boles 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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