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Meaning and Origin

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  1. A town on the south of the island of Brač in the Split-Dalmatia County of Croatia, population 1,661 (2005).

Notable Persons Named Bol

Bol Kong is a basketball player for the Ottawa SkyHawks. He has been prominent since 2012. Bol was born on January 4th, 1988 in Sudan.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Bol

Manute Bol is a basketball player for the Rhode Island Gulls, Washington Bullets, Philadelphia 76ers, Golden State Warriors, Florida Beach Dogs, C. Montana Forlì, and Miami Heat. He was most prominent from 1985 to 1996. Manute was born on October 16th, 1962 in Turalei or Gogrial, Sudan.


Ferdinand Bol was an artist in the fields of painting and etching. Ferdinand was born on June 24th, 1616. He died on August 24th, 1680.


Hans was born on December 16th, 1534. He died on November 20th, 1593.


Jetse Bol is an athlete for the Cyclingteam de Rijke. Jetse was born on September 8th, 1989 in Avenhorn, the Netherlands.


Kees was given the name Cornelis Bol on September 21st, 1916 in Oegstgeest. He passed away on September 16th, 2009.


Henri was given the name Henri Cornelis Bol on January 10th, 1945 in Eindhoven. He breathed his last breath on July 10th, 2000.


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Popularity of Bol as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bol U.S.
  White 59.19% 64.26%
  African American 29.34% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.62% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.89% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bol

People with the last name Bol are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Bol

  • How Popular is the name Bol? Bol is the 63,187th most popular name of all time. As a last name Bol was the 25,518th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Bol have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 18 babies born with the first name Bol in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Bol? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2004 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Bol first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Bol is Wednesday, October 24th, 1906.
  • What year had the most people named Bol born? The highest recorded use of the first name Bol was in 2011 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Bol: Your name in reverse order is Lob. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Obl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bol? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 968 people with the last name Bol.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bol? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Bol as their last name since less than 1 person in 303k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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