Bolten Family History

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Bolten Name Meaning

German: variant of Bolte. German: habitational name from short form of a compound place name such as Boltenhagen, of which there are six examples in Mecklenburg and Pomerania. Swedish (Boltén): from Bolt + the ornamental suffix -én.

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


Similar surnames: Bolen, Bolte, Bolter, Holten, Nolen, Osten, Bolden, Botten, Molen

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Bolten Family Origin

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Bolten Family Occupations

What did your Bolten ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bolten. A less common occupation for the Bolten family was Farm Laborer. The most common Bolten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Bolten's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Bolten Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bolten. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bolten 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bolten. 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 Bolten. For the veterans among your Bolten ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bolten Life Expectancy

What is the average Bolten lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Bolten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Bolten in 1964 was 80, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bolten

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bolten 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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