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Boling Name Meaning

German (Böling): variant of Böhling and Bölling (see Bohling Bolling ). English: variant of Bowling .

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


Similar surnames: Bowling, Bolling, Boline, Bolig, Bohling, Poling, Emling, Bolding

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Where is the Boling family from?

You can see how Boling families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boling family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Boling families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 22 Boling families living in Indiana. This was about 20% of all the recorded Boling's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Boling families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Boling surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Boling ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Boling. 26% of Boling men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Boling women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Boling were Salesman and Housekeeper. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    26%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Truck Driver
    5%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    10%
  • Teacher
    9%
  • Stenographer
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
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Census Records

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Boling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boling census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Boling. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Boling. For the veterans among your Boling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Boling lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Boling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Boling in 1942 was 30, and 73 in 2004.

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