Bolner Family History

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Bolner Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German Böhlner, a habitational name for someone from a place in Saxony called Böhlen.

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

Similar surnames: Bolter, Boller, Bodner, Borner, Bolger, Bohner, Boler, Botner, Koller

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Bolner Family Origin

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Bolner Family Occupations

What did your Bolner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bolner. A less common occupation for the Bolner family was Keeping House. The most common Bolner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Bolner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bolner ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bolner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bolner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bolner 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 200 immigration records available for the last name Bolner. 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 303 military records available for the last name Bolner. For the veterans among your Bolner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bolner Life Expectancy

What is the average Bolner lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bolner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Bolner in 1962 was 70, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bolner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bolner ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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