Bolling Family History

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Bolling Name Meaning

English: nickname for someone with close-cropped hair or a large head, Middle English bolling ‘pollard’, or for a heavy drinker, from Middle English bolling ‘excessive drinking’. German (Bölling): from a pet form of a personal name formed with Germanic bald ‘bold’, ‘brave’ (see Baldwin). Swedish: either an ornamental name composed of Boll + the suffix -ing ‘belonging to’, or possibly a habitational name from a place named Bolling(e).

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


Similar surnames: Billing, Balling, Rolling, Bolding, Kolling, Colling, Bollin, Holling

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Bolling Family Origin

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Bolling Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    11%
  • Joiner

    11%
  • Baker & Confectioner

    6%
  • Coachman Dom Serv

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bolling family was Coachman Dom Serv. Coal Miner, Joiner and Baker & Confectioner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bolling. The most common Bolling occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 11% of Bolling's were Coal Miners.

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Bolling Historical Records

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Bolling Life Expectancy

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