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Bohling Name Meaning

North German (also Böhling): patronymic from Bohl Compare Boehling .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Boling, Rohling, Bohlen, Behning, Kohring, Rohlfing, Boring, Boehning

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Where is the Bohling family from?

You can see how Bohling families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bohling family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Bohling families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 53 Bohling families living in New York. This was about 24% of all the recorded Bohling's in USA. New York had the highest population of Bohling families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bohling surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bohling ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bohling. 40% of Bohling men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Bohling women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bohling were Farm Laborer and Housewife. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farming
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housework
  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Bohling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bohling census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bohling. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bohling. For the veterans among your Bohling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bohling lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Bohling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Bohling in 1948 was 33, and 79 in 2004.

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