Bolle Name Meaning

German: from the Germanic personal name Baldo, a short form of the various compound names with the first element bald ‘bold’. 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: variant of Boll.

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


Similar surnames: Boll, Balle, Bogle, Bohle, Molle, Nolle, Bole, Boller, Holle, Boule

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Bolle Family Origin

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Bolle Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Butcher

    3%
  • Cabinett Maker

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Cabinett Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bolle. The most common Bolle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Bolle's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bolle family was Carpenter.

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Between 1954 and 2004, Bolle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Bolle in 1954 was 35, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bolle

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