Bolan Family History

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Bolan Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Boland.

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

Similar surnames: Bowlan, Bolar, Boylan, Tolan, Boland, Polan, Boman, Bohan, Vogan

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Bolan Family Origin

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Bolan Family Occupations

What did your Bolan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bolan family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bolan. The most common Bolan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Bolan's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


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

Bolan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Bolan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bolan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bolan. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Bolan. For the veterans among your Bolan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bolan Life Expectancy

What is the average Bolan lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Bolan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bolan in 1949 was 39, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bolan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bolan 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.

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