Bolson Family History

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Bolson Name Meaning

English: unexplained. It may be a variant of Balson (see Balsam) or Bulson.

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

Similar surnames: Bulson, Balson, Folson, Bonson, Dolson, Polson, Boldon, Golson

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Bolson Family Origin

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Bolson Family Occupations

What did your Bolson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bolson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Bolson's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Works In Field were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bolson. A less common occupation for the Bolson family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Works In Field

  • Blacksmith


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

Bolson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Bolson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bolson 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 502 immigration records available for the last name Bolson. 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 433 military records available for the last name Bolson. For the veterans among your Bolson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bolson Life Expectancy

What is the average Bolson lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Bolson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Bolson in 1955 was 69, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bolson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bolson 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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