Boldt Family History

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Boldt Name Meaning

German and Danish: from the Germanic personal name Baldo, a short form of the various compound names with the first element bald ‘bold’.

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

Similar surnames: Bold, Bolt, Bolle, Bald, Bolda, Polt, Belt, Woldt, Beld, Bondi

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Boldt Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Boldt name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Boldt. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Sweden


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Boldt Family Origin

Where is the Boldt family from?

Boldt Family Occupations

What did your Boldt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Boldt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Boldt's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boldt. A less common occupation for the Boldt family was Cabinet Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Cabinet Maker


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

Boldt Historical Records

What Boldt family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Boldt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boldt 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Boldt. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Boldt. For the veterans among your Boldt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boldt Life Expectancy

What is the average Boldt lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Boldt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Boldt in 1948 was 33, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boldt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boldt 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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