Bolen Family History
Bolen Name Meaning
Swedish (Bolén): ornamental name composed of an unexplained first element (possibly from bo ‘farm’; compare Bolin ) + the adjectival suffix -én a derivative of Latin -enius ‘relating to’. German: variant of Bohlen . English: variant of Bullen . This surname is now rare in Britain. Polish (Boleń) and Czech: from a pet form of the personal name Polish Bolesław Czech Boleslav based on the element bol meaning ‘greater better’ or ‘more’ (from Old Slavic bolъ). Czech: nickname from bolen ‘silver salmon’ typically used to refer to someone noted for agility. Walloon: variant of Bolin .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022