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Origins of the Bollam surname

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About the Bollams

We have a total number of 574 records for people with the last name Bollam.

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Where do most Bollams live?

In 1921, most Bollams lived in South West.

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Interesting facts about Bollams

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We have 492 records for the Bollam surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Bollams most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Bollam first names?

  • William
  • James
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Bollams

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

Common Female occupations for Bollams in 1921




Cook Domestic


House Servant


Housemaid Domestic


Common Male occupations for Bollams in 1921


Agricultural Labourer






Bank Clerk


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