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Bolda Name Meaning

Polish: from the German personal name Bold (see Bold 4). Hungarian: from a pet form of the personal name Boldizsár, Hungarian form of Balthazar.

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


Similar surnames: Boda, Bold, Boldt, Bolla, Bodi, Golda, Korda, Bolek, Bald, Gonda

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Where is the Bolda family from?

You can see how Bolda families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bolda family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Bolda families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 12 Bolda families living in Illinois. This was about 44% of all the recorded Bolda's in the USA. Illinois and 1 other state had the highest population of Bolda families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bolda surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bolda ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bolda. 25% of Bolda men worked as a Laborer.

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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
    25%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • New Worker
    12%
  • Grinder
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bolda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bolda 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 350 immigration records available for the last name Bolda. 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 372 military records available for the last name Bolda. For the veterans among your Bolda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bolda lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Bolda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Bolda in 1949 was 37, and 59 in 2004.

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