Bouldin Family History

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Bouldin Name Meaning

English: variant of Boulding, a patronymic from the Germanic personal name Baldo, a short form of any of the various compound names with the first element bald ‘bold’.

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

Similar surnames: Bodin, Boden, Baudin, Boudoin, Budin, Bolding, Golding, Boldin

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Bouldin Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bouldin name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bouldin. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Bouldin Family Origin

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Bouldin Family Occupations

What did your Bouldin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bouldin occupation in the UK was Domestic Servant Cook. 14% of Bouldin's were Domestic Servant Cooks. Domestic Servant Cook, File Cutter and File Hardener (Maker) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bouldin. A less common occupation for the Bouldin family was Filesmith.

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  • Domestic Servant Cook

  • File Cutter

  • File Hardener (Maker)

  • Filesmith


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

Bouldin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Bouldin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bouldin 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 364 immigration records available for the last name Bouldin. 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 Bouldin. For the veterans among your Bouldin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bouldin Life Expectancy

What is the average Bouldin lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Bouldin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Bouldin in 1948 was 32, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bouldin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bouldin 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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