Bohlander Family History

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Bohlander Name Meaning

Swedish and German: variant of Bolander. German: variant of Bohland.

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


Similar surnames: Bolander, Bohlender, Bolinder, Bolender, Callander, Bohner, Bohler

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Bohlander Family Origin

Where is the Bohlander family from?

Bohlander Family Occupations

What did your Bohlander ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bohlander family was D-Servant. The most common Bohlander occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Bohlander's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bohlander.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Cigar Maker

    5%
  • D-Servant

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bohlander ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bohlander Historical Records

What Bohlander family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bohlander. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bohlander census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Bohlander

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bohlander. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bohlander. For the veterans among your Bohlander ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bohlander Life Expectancy

What is the average Bohlander lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Bohlander life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Bohlander in 1958 was 61, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bohlander

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bohlander 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.

Famous Bohlander Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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