Bolte Family History

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Bolte Name Meaning

German: variant of Boldt. Slovenian: from Bolte, an old short form of the personal name Boltežar (see Balthazar). It may also be an Americanized form of the Slovenian surname Boljte, which has the same origin. English: variant spelling of Bolt.

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

Similar surnames: Bolt, Bole, Bolten, Bolle, Bolter, Holte, Boyte, Boltz, Nolte, Botte

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Bolte Family Origin

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Bolte Family Occupations

What did your Bolte ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bolte. 26% of Bolte men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Bolte women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bolte were Truck Driver and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
  • Maid

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bolte Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Bolte. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bolte 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Bolte. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Bolte. For the veterans among your Bolte ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bolte Life Expectancy

What is the average Bolte lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Bolte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bolte in 1942 was 55, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bolte 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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