Bolland Family History

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Bolland Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Irish Boland. German: habitational name from a place in Mecklenburg named Bolland.

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

Similar surnames: Boland, Boyland, Folland, Holland, Bowland, Belland, Bohland, Rohland

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Bolland Family Origin

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Bolland Family Occupations

What did your Bolland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bolland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Bolland's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bolland family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bolland.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter


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

Bolland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Bolland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bolland 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Bolland. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bolland. For the veterans among your Bolland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bolland Life Expectancy

What is the average Bolland lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2002, in the United States, Bolland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Bolland in 1963 was 78, and 69 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bolland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bolland 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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