Bolle Family History

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Bolle Name Meaning

German: from the Germanic personal name Baldo, a short form of the various compound names with the first element bald ‘bold’. German: nickname in the south for a short fat man or a topographic name in the north from Middle Low German bolle ‘knoll’, ‘rounded hill’. Dutch: from Middle Dutch bolle ‘ball’, ‘bread bun’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a baker or a nickname for a ball player. Norwegian: habitational name from a farm in northern Norway, so named with bolle ‘rounded hill’. Swedish: variant of Boll.

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

Similar surnames: Boll, Balle, Bogle, Bohle, Molle, Nolle, Bole, Boller, Holle, Boule

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Bolle Family Origin

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Bolle Family Occupations

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In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Bolle. 60% of Bolle men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Journalier

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Bolle Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bolle. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bolle. For the veterans among your Bolle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bolle Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Bolle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Bolle in 1954 was 35, and 71 in 2004.

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