Bolen Name Meaning

Czech: from a pet form of the personal names Boleslav or Bolebor. Polish (Bolen): from a pet form of the personal name Boleslaw. Variant spelling of German Bohlen. Swedish (Bolén): ornamental name composed of an unexplained first element + the common surname suffix -én, a derivative of Latin -enius ‘descendant of’. English: variant of Bullen.

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


Similar surnames: Boden, Boren, Nolen, Bolin, Bohlen, Molen, Bolten, Dolen, Bolek

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Bolen Family Origin

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Bolen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, the most common Bolen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Bolen's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bolen. A less common occupation for the Bolen family was Farm Laborer.

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Bolen Historical Records

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Bolen Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Bolen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bolen in 1941 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bolen

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