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Bol Family History

Bol Name Meaning

Dutch and German: variant of Bolle . French: from Bol(l)o a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name composed of the element bolo ‘friend’ ‘brother’.

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

Similar surnames: Bohl, Bos, Bal, Boll, Bold, Bole, Pol, Bolt, Bon, Byl

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Where is the Bol family from?

You can see how Bol families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bol family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bol families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Bol families living in British Columbia. This was about 50% of all the recorded Bol's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Bol families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bol surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bol ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Bol. 50% of Bol men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Rancher
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bol. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bol 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 Bol. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Bol. For the veterans among your Bol ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bol lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Bol life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Bol in 1965 was 73, and 79 in 2004.

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