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Boldman Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German Boldemann: from a compound of a variant of the ancient Germanic personal name Baldo (see Bold ) + man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Bodman, Holdman, Pollman, Goldman, Wildman, Boleman, Bollman, Boelman

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Where is the Boldman family from?

You can see how Boldman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boldman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Boldman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Boldman families living in Ontario. This was about 50% of all the recorded Boldman's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Boldman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Boldman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Boldman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Boldman. 31% of Boldman men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Boldman women worked as a 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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farming
  • Painter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Boldman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boldman 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 200 immigration records available for the last name Boldman. 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 701 military records available for the last name Boldman. For the veterans among your Boldman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Boldman lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Boldman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Boldman in 1959 was 56, and 77 in 2004.

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