Bolle Family History
Bolle Name Meaning
German and Dutch: from the ancient Germanic personal name Baldo a short form of various compound names with the first element bald ‘bold’. French: from the ancient Germanic personal name Bolo Bollo a short form of various compound names with the first element bolo ‘friend’ ‘brother’. German: nickname in the south for a short fat man or a topographic name in the north from Middle Low German bolle ‘knoll rounded hill’. Dutch: from Middle Dutch bolle ‘ball bread bun’ hence a metonymic occupational name for a baker or a nickname for a ball player. Norwegian: habitational name from a farm in northern Norway so named with bolle ‘rounded hill’. Swedish and English (Middlesex): variant of Boll .7: Italianized or Germanized form of Slovenian Bole .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022