Bolling Family History
Bolling Name Meaning
English: nickname for someone with close-cropped hair or a large head, Middle English bolling ‘pollard’, or for a heavy drinker, from Middle English bolling ‘excessive drinking’. German (Bölling): from a pet form of a personal name formed with Germanic bald ‘bold’, ‘brave’ (see Baldwin). Swedish: either an ornamental name composed of Boll + the suffix -ing ‘belonging to’, or possibly a habitational name from a place named Bolling(e).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press