Boulden Family History

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Boulden Name Meaning

probably a variant of Bouldin or possibly of Bolden or Boldon. Alternatively, it may be a habitational name from a place in Shropshire called Bouldon.

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

Similar surnames: Kolden, Burden, Bolten, Colden, Olden, Belden, Bouldin, Bullen

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Boulden Family Origin

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Boulden Family Occupations

What did your Boulden ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Boulden occupation in the UK was Farmer. 8% of Boulden's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Boulden family was Boot & Shoe Maker. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boulden.

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  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Boot & Shoe Maker


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

Boulden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Boulden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boulden 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 769 immigration records available for the last name Boulden. 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 Boulden. For the veterans among your Boulden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boulden Life Expectancy

What is the average Boulden lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Boulden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Boulden in 1949 was 49, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boulden

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