Boll Name Meaning

German and Danish: topographic name from Middle High German boll ‘rounded hill’, or a habitational name from any of several places called Boll, named with this word. German (Böll): derivative of the Germanic personal name Baldo (see Bold 4). Swedish: possibly a soldier’s name or else an ornamental adoption of 1 or 2.

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


Similar surnames: Bolle, Ball, Bold, Bell, Bohl, Roll, Soll, Toll, Doll, Noll

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Boll Family Origin

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Boll Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    25%
  • Baker

    8%
  • Boot Maker

    8%
  • Bricklayer

    8%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Baker and Boot Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boll. A less common occupation for the Boll family was Bricklayer. The most common Boll occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 25% of Boll's were Coal Miners.

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Boll Historical Records

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Boll Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, Boll life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Boll in 1941 was 37, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boll

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