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Early Origins of the Boel family

The surname Boel was first found in Mecklenburg, where chronicles first mention Bole von Malchow of Rostock in Mecklenburg in the year 1298.

Early History of the Boel family

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Boel Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Boel, Boell, Boeler, Boelert, Bohlen, Bohllen, Boehlen, Boehl, Boehler, Boehlert, Boehling, Boehllen, Bolen, Boelen, Boelens, Boellner, Boellsch, Bollen, Boellen, Bohl, Bole, Bolin and many more.

Early Notables of the Boel family

Prominent bearers of the name Boel at this time were

  • Pieter Boel (1626-1674) was a Flemish Baroque painter who specialised in lavish still lifes

Migration of the Boel family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Sego Boell, who arrived in Virginia in 1654; Martin Boeler who was recorded as having arrived in Pennsylvania in 1751; Conrad Bohl, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1754.

Contemporary Notables of the name Boel (post 1700) +

  • Henri "Rik" Joseph Boel (1931-2020), Belgian politician and a judge
  • Boel Berner (b. 1945), Swedish sociologist, historian, and editor on Facebook