Bolyard Family History

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Bolyard Name Meaning

English: unexplained; perhaps a variant of Bullard.

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

Similar surnames: Bellard, Bollard, Wollard, Bolar, Gilyard, Bossard, Boland, Colvard

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Bolyard Family Origin

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Bolyard Family Occupations

What did your Bolyard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Agent For Agriculture Work and Ditcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bolyard. A less common occupation for the Bolyard family was Farm Hand. The most common Bolyard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 84% of Bolyard's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Agent For Agriculture Work

  • Ditcher

  • Farm Hand


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

Bolyard Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bolyard Life Expectancy

What is the average Bolyard lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Bolyard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Bolyard in 1956 was 55, and 67 in 2004.

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