Bollin Family History

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Bollin Name Meaning

ornamental name, the first element an adoption of Middle High German boll ‘rounded hill’ + the suffix -lin. variant of Swedish Bolin.

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

Similar surnames: Collin, Bolling, Bolin, Bellin, Ballin, Follin, Bohlin, Bolten, Molin

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Bollin Family Origin

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Bollin Family Occupations

What did your Bollin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bollin occupation in Canada was Four Man In Shanty. 33% of Bollin's were Four Man In Shantys. A less common occupation for the Bollin family was Taileres. Four Man In Shanty and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bollin.

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  • Four Man In Shanty

  • Laborer

  • Taileres


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

Bollin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Bollin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bollin 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 463 immigration records available for the last name Bollin. 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 936 military records available for the last name Bollin. For the veterans among your Bollin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bollin Life Expectancy

What is the average Bollin lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Bollin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bollin in 1954 was 47, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bollin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bollin 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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