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Multiple Origins for the Surname Boll



Boll Early Origins



The surname Boll was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in North Holland, a province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Amsterdam, Haarlem and Hilversum. It was the seat of the old Counts of Holland. Seat of one of the oldest families is Brederode Castle near Haarlem. There are many old and quaint towns in the province. including Medemblik, Enkhuizen, Hoorn, Edam, and Monnikendam. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Boll Spelling Variations


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Boll Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bol, Bole, Bolles, Bolls, Booll, Boolle and others.

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Boll Early History


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Boll Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Boll research. Another 155 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1616, 1680, 1534 and 1593 are included under the topic Early Boll History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Boll Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Boll Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 44 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Boll Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Boll Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Peter Boll who settled in Pennsylvania in 1767
  • John Peter Boll, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1767
  • Johann Jacob Boll, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1772

Boll Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Samuel Daniel Boll, who arrived in New York in 1836
  • Jacob Boll, who landed in North America in 1837
  • Daniel Boll, who arrived in New York, NY in 1841
  • Andrew Boll, who arrived in St Clair County, Ili in 1847
  • Elisabeth Boll, aged 30, arrived in New York, NY in 1848
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Boll (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Boll (post 1700)



  • Franz Christian Boll (1849-1879), German physiologist and histologist
  • Franz Boll (1805-1875), Lutheran theologian and historian
  • Paul Boll (b. 1986), German ice dancer
  • Jacob Boll (1828-1880), Swiss naturalist and entomologist
  • Frank "Buzz" Boll (b. 1911), Canadian professional hockey player
  • Heinrich Theodor Böll (1917-1985), German writer, winner of the 1972 Nobel Prize for Literature
  • Franz Boll (1867-1924), German scholar, Professor of Classical Philology at the University of Heidelberg

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
    2. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    10. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
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    The Boll Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Boll Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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