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Origins of the Bolgar surname

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About the Bolgars

We have a total number of 182 records for people with the last name Bolgar.

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Where do most Bolgars live?

In 1921, most Bolgars lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Bolgars

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 88 records for the Bolgar surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Bolgars most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Bolgars.

What are the most common Bolgar first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Anna

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Common jobs for Bolgars

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Bolgars in 1921
Domestic Servant


Dorn Servant




Engine Smith Servant


General Servant


Common Male occupations for Bolgars in 1921
Apprentice Scholar




Apprentice Shoe Man


Assistant Steward


Cigar Maker


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