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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bolam

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Alt. Meaning

B is for bouquet, the flowers around you.

O is for organized, you always know where things are

L is for loyalty, that you show.

A is for artistic, adding beauty to the world

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Bolam

James Bolam is an actor. He has had major accomplishments since 1961. James was given the name James Christopher Bolam on June 16th, 1935 in Sunderland, County Durham, England.


Irene Craigmile Bolam was a banker. Irene was born on October 1st, 1904 in Newark, New Jersey. She died on July 7th, 1982.


Silvester was born on October 23rd, 1905. He passed away on April 27th, 1953.



Bob Bolam was a soccer player for the Sheffield United F.C., Darlington F.C., South Shields F.C. (1889), and Queens Park Rangers F.C. Bob was born on February 28th, 1896 in Birtley, County Durham, England. Bob is also known as Bolam and Robert Coltman. He died in 1964.


Baetrice was born in 1919. She breathed her last breath on January 2nd, 2013.


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Popularity of Bolam as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bolam U.S.
  White 97.45% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bolam

People with the last name Bolam are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Bolam

  • How Popular is the name Bolam? As a last name Bolam was the 63,524th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Bolam? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Bolam was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Bolam: Your name in reverse order is Malob. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mlabo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bolam? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 314 people with the last name Bolam.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bolam? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Bolam as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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