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Bohle Name Meaning

North German: nickname for a male relative, colleague in a guild or fraternity, or lover, Middle Low German bole. German: habitational name from any of the various places so named in Rhineland and Schleswig-Holstein. Norwegian (Bøhle): variant of Bøle (see Bole).

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


Similar surnames: Bolle, Boehle, Bohl, Ohle, Bole, Bohlen, Ohl, Bogle, Pohle, Behle

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Where is the Bohle family from?

You can see how Bohle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bohle family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Bohle families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 114 Bohle families living in Missouri. This was about 44% of all the recorded Bohle's in the USA. Missouri had the highest population of Bohle families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bohle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bohle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bohle. 27% of Bohle men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Bohle women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bohle were Clerk and Trained Nurse.

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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

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Farmer
    22%
  • Farming
    8%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
    16%
  • Seamstress
    16%
  • Housewife
    16%
  • Trained Nurse
    11%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Bohle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bohle 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 Bohle. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bohle. For the veterans among your Bohle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bohle lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Bohle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Bohle in 1955 was 61, and 83 in 2004.

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