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Bolyard Family History

Bolyard Name Meaning
English: unexplained; perhaps a variant of Bullard. kh; 1881, UK 0. 1881: Bullyard: 1.

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

70,516 Historical Documents with Bolyard on Ancestry.com
12,872 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,317 Military Records
83 Immigration Records
6,477 Census and Voter Lists
49,767 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Bolyard Families

  • Number of Bolyard families
     84 - 165
     29 - 83
     1 - 28
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bolyard families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Bolyard last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Bolyard census records

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Bolyard Family Origin

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Bolyard Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Bolyard

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Bolyard Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bolyard census records

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Bolyard Civil War Service Records

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