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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

What did your Bolling ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, 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. A less common occupation for the Bolling family was Coachman Dom Serv.

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  • Coal Miner

    11%
  • Joiner

    11%
  • Baker & Confectioner

    6%
  • Coachman Dom Serv

    6%

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

Bolling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bolling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bolling 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bolling. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bolling. For the veterans among your Bolling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bolling Life Expectancy

What is the average Bolling lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Bolling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Bolling in 1940 was 46, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bolling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bolling 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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