Bolling Family History
Bolling Name Meaning
English: variant of Bowling a habitational name from Bowling in Bradford Yorkshire. English: perhaps a nickname for a large person from Middle English bolling ‘something swollen’ a derivative of Middle English bollen ‘to swell bulge puff up’. German (Bölling): derivative of the ancient Germanic personal name Baldo (see Boll ). Swedish: habitational name from placenames beginning with Boll- (with several different meanings) + the suffix -ing ‘belonging to’ or from a place called Bolling(e).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press