Boling Family History

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Boling Name Meaning

altered spelling of German Böhling (see Bohling, Bolling). altered spelling of English Bolling.

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

Similar surnames: Bowling, Bolling, Boline, Bolig, Bohling, Poling, Emling, Bolding

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Boling Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Boling name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Boling Family Origin

Where is the Boling family from?

Boling Family Occupations

What did your Boling ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Boling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Boling's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boling. A less common occupation for the Boling family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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

Boling Historical Records

What Boling family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Boling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Boling 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Boling. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Boling. For the veterans among your Boling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Boling Life Expectancy

What is the average Boling lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Boling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Boling in 1942 was 30, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Boling 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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