Bollom Family History

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Bollom Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Bolham in Nottinghamshire, probably named in Old English with the dative plural (bolum) of either of two unattested Old English words, bola ‘tree trunk’ (compare Old Norse bolr, modern English bole) or bol ‘rounded hill’ (cognate with Middle Low German bolle ‘round object’). Compare Bolam.

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

Similar surnames: Bolam, Bolle, Balcom, Bolton, Ballam, Bottom, Folsom, Bossom, Boom

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Bollom Family Origin

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Bollom Family Occupations

What did your Bollom ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bollom occupation in the USA was Farming. 60% of Bollom's were Farmings. Farming and Boot & Shoe Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bollom. A less common occupation for the Bollom family was Farmer.

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  • Farming

  • Boot & Shoe Maker

  • Farmer


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Bollom Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bollom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bollom 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 167 immigration records available for the last name Bollom. 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 201 military records available for the last name Bollom. For the veterans among your Bollom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bollom Life Expectancy

What is the average Bollom lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bollom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Bollom in 1962 was 81, and 70 in 2004.

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