Boles Name Meaning

Origin uncertain; possibly an altered spelling of English Bowles, a variant of Bowell or Bowler, or of German Bolz or Bohls.

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


Similar surnames: Bolds, Boler, Toles, Bowles, Bolen, Bole, Bolles, Noles, Boyes, Bores

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Boles Family Origin

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Boles Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • School

    10%
  • Farmer Son

    7%
  • Cooper

    5%

In 1881, the most common Boles occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Boles's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Boles family was Cooper. Farmer, School and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boles.

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Boles Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Boles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Boles in 1943 was 30, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boles

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