Boelens Family History

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Boelens Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: patronymic from Bolen, itself a patronymic from the Germanic personal name Bole (see Bohl).

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

Similar surnames: Dollens, Boyens, Bohlen, Ottens, Saelens, Beins, Bolen, Levens

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Boelens Family Origin

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Boelens Family Occupations

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Boelens Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 867 census records available for the last name Boelens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boelens 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 355 immigration records available for the last name Boelens. 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 Card

There are 233 military records available for the last name Boelens. For the veterans among your Boelens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boelens Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Boelens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Boelens in 1957 was 52, and 85 in 2004.

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