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Meaning and Origin

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  1. The second wife of Henry VIII and mother of Elizabeth I; was executed on a charge of adultery (1507-1536)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Boleyn

Anne Boleyn was royalty. She was most prominent from 1533 to 1536. Anne was born as the child of Thomas Boleyn, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, Elizabeth Boleyn, and Countess of Wiltshire in Blickling Hall, Norfolk or Hever Castle, Kent. She left this life on May 19th, 1536.

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Mary was born as the child of Thomas Boleyn, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, Elizabeth Boleyn, and Countess of Wiltshire in Blickling Hall. She breathed her last breath on July 19th, 1543.

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Jane Boleyn is a noble. She holds the title Viscountess Rochford. Jane was born as the child of Henry Parker and 10th Baron Morley in Norfolk.

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The Earl of Wiltshire and Ormond is a diplomat and politician. The was given the name Thomas Boleyn in Hever Castle.

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George Boleyn was a noble. He holds the title Viscount Rochford. George was born as the child of Thomas Boleyn, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, Elizabeth Boleyn, and Countess of Wiltshire in Blickling Hall. He left this life on May 17th, 1536.

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Elizabeth Boleyn is a noble. She holds the title Countess of Wiltshire, Countess of Ormond, and Viscountess Rochford.

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Popularity of Boleyn as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Boleyn U.S.
  White 96.06% 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 2.08% 16.26%

Of Last Name Boleyn

People with the last name Boleyn are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Boleyn

  • How Popular is the name Boleyn? As a last name Boleyn was the 48,800th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Boleyn first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Boleyn is Wednesday, January 12th, 1898.
  • How unique is the name Boleyn? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Boleyn. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Boleyn: Your name in reverse order is Nyelob. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Bneoly. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Boleyn? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 432 people with the last name Boleyn.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Boleyn? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Boleyn as their last name since less than 1 person in 667k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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