Bolar Family History

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Bolar Name Meaning

possibly in part Spanish, a topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of soil of a particular type known as tierra bolar. alternatively perhaps Irish, a variant of Bollard under French or Spanish influence.

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

Similar surnames: Solar, Tolar, Bogar, Bonar, Bolan, Boler, Colar, Bolas, Dollar, Hoar

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Bolar Family Origin

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Bolar Family Occupations

What did your Bolar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bolar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Bolar's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bolar family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bolar.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Blacksmith


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

Bolar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bolar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bolar 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 245 immigration records available for the last name Bolar. 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 Card

There are 637 military records available for the last name Bolar. For the veterans among your Bolar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bolar Life Expectancy

What is the average Bolar lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bolar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Bolar in 1962 was 87, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bolar 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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