Bolinger Family History

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Bolinger Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Bollinger. Altered spelling of German Bohlinger.

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

Similar surnames: Olinger, Dolinger, Bolsinger, Bolander, Bolger, Boling, Baringer

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Bolinger Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bolinger name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bolinger. 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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Bolinger Family Origin

Where is the Bolinger family from?

Bolinger Family Occupations

What did your Bolinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bolinger family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bolinger. The most common Bolinger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Bolinger's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Bolinger Historical Records

What Bolinger family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Bolinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bolinger 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 747 immigration records available for the last name Bolinger. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Bolinger. For the veterans among your Bolinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bolinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Bolinger lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Bolinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Bolinger in 1941 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bolinger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bolinger 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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