Bolte Family History

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Bolte Name Meaning

German: variant of Boldt. Slovenian: from Bolte, an old short form of the personal name Boltežar (see Balthazar). It may also be an Americanized form of the Slovenian surname Boljte, which has the same origin. English: variant spelling of Bolt.

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


Similar surnames: Bolt, Bole, Bolten, Bolle, Bolter, Holte, Boyte, Boltz, Nolte, Botte

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Bolte Family Origin

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Bolte Family Occupations

What did your Bolte ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bolte occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Bolte's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bolte family was Cooper. Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bolte.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Tailor

    7%
  • Cooper

    3%

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

Bolte Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bolte. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bolte census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Bolte

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bolte. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bolte. For the veterans among your Bolte ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bolte Life Expectancy

What is the average Bolte lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Bolte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bolte in 1942 was 55, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bolte

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bolte 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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