Bole Family History

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Bole Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Boyle. Altered spelling of German Bohle or Boll. Norwegian (Bøle): habitational name from any of the farmsteads so named, from Old Norse bøli ‘farm’. Slovenian: probably from a medieval altered short form of the personal name Valentin (see Valentine). Replacement of initial V with B and alternation between the vowels a and o is quite common in Slovenian surnames.

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

Similar surnames: Bolle, Boler, Hole, Cole, Bolte, Bold, Boe, Mole, Bolen, Bohle

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Bole Family Origin

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Bole Family Occupations

What did your Bole ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bole occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Bole's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bole. A less common occupation for the Bole family was Carpet Weaver.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpet Weaver


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Bole Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Bole. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bole 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 Bole. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Bole. For the veterans among your Bole ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bole Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Bole life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Bole in 1956 was 60, and 77 in 2004.

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