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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


Similar surnames: Bolen, Boden, Bohle, Bohren, Bohnen, Bowden, Bolten, Boehler, Behlen

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Bohlen Family Origin

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Bohlen Family Occupations

What did your Bohlen ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Grocer

    6%
  • Laborer

    4%

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Bohlen Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Bohlen ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Bohlen Life Expectancy

What is the average Bohlen lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, Bohlen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Bohlen in 1960 was 40, and 79 in 2004.

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