Bolles Family History

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Bolles Name Meaning

German (also Bölles): of uncertain origin, perhaps a dialect variant of Bolle or Boll 2, or a variant of Balles.

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

Similar surnames: Boles, Bolle, Balles, Boller, Bolls, Soltes, Ballis, Koller, Tolles

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Bolles Family Origin

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Bolles Family Occupations

What did your Bolles ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Window Cleaner and Private Means were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bolles. 50% of Bolles women worked as a Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Window Cleaner

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Bolles Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Bolles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bolles 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bolles. 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 Bolles. For the veterans among your Bolles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bolles Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bolles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Bolles in 1944 was 38, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bolles 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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