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Bohlen Name Meaning

German: patronymic from Bohl 1. German: habitational name from a place in Westphalia named Bohlen. German (Böhlen): habitational name from any of several places in Saxony named Böhlen. Swedish (Bohlén): ornamental name from Bohl 1 + the suffix -én, a derivative of Latin -enius ‘descendant of’.

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

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Bohlen Family Origin

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Bohlen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Grocer

    6%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, the most common Bohlen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Bohlen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bohlen family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bohlen.

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Bohlen Life Expectancy

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