Boelter Family History

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Boelter Name Meaning

German (Bölter): occupational name from Middle High German bolter ‘maker of bolts (for crossbows)’.

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

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Boelter Family Origin

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Boelter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Manufacturing Cigars

    6%
  • Physician

    6%

In 1880, the most common Boelter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Boelter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Boelter family was Physician. Farmer, Keeping House and Manufacturing Cigars were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boelter.

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Boelter Historical Records

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Boelter Life Expectancy

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