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Bolling Name Meaning

English: nickname for someone with close-cropped hair or a large head, Middle English bolling ‘pollard’, or for a heavy drinker, from Middle English bolling ‘excessive drinking’. German (Bölling): from a pet form of a personal name formed with Germanic bald ‘bold’, ‘brave’ (see Baldwin). Swedish: either an ornamental name composed of Boll + the suffix -ing ‘belonging to’, or possibly a habitational name from a place named Bolling(e).

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


Similar surnames: Billing, Balling, Rolling, Bolding, Kolling, Colling, Bollin, Holling

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Bolling Family Origin

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Bolling Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bolling family was Keeping House. The most common Bolling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Bolling's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bolling.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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Bolling Historical Records

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Bolling Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Bolling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Bolling in 1940 was 46, and 72 in 2004.

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United States

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