Bolle History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Bolle family
The surname Bolle was first found in Belgium, 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 West Flanders, a province in Belgium, originally Bruges. Within this province the notable towns are Bruges, the capital city, Ostend, Courtrai, Furnes, Thielt, Ypres and Roulers. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.
Important Dates for the Bolle family
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Bolle Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Bolle, Bole, Boler, Boleyn, Bollane, Boll, Bölle, Bolleman, Bollen, Boller, Bollendorff, Bolli and many more.
Early Notables of the Bolle family (pre 1700)
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Bolle migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Bolle Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Ignace De Bolle, who arrived in Louisiana in 1719 
- Johan Christian Bolle, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1753 
- Johannes Bolle, who arrived in New York, NY in 1782 
Bolle Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- J. M. Bolle, who settled in Baltimore in 1823
- Peter Samuel Bolle, who arrived in New York in 1836 
- Fr Eberh Bolle, aged 30, who landed in America in 1839 
- George Bolle, who settled in Philadelphia in 1848
- August Bolle, who landed in St Clair County, Illinois in 1860 
- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)