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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Notable Persons Named Bolin


Bolin was born on February 9th, 1971.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Bolin

Tommy Bolin was a hard rock, blues rock, funk rock, and jazz fusion musician. He plays Fender Stratocaster and Gibson Les Paul. His most notable accomplishments were from 1966 to 1976. Tommy was given the name Thomas Richard Bolin on August 1st, 1951 in Sioux City, Iowa. He breathed his last breath on December 4th, 1976.


Chen Bolin is a mandopop actor. He was most prominent from 1999 to 1999.


Kenny Bolin is a wrestler. Kenny was born on March 16th, 1960 in St. Petersburg, Florida.



Shannon Bolin is an actress and singer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1943 to 1943. Shannon was born on January 1st, 1917 in Spencer, South Dakota, U.S. Shannon is also known as Anne Bolin, Bolin, and Anne.


Liu was born on January 7th, 1973.


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Popularity of Bolin as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bolin U.S.
  White 91.15% 64.26%
  African American 2.60% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.38% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.64% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.74% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.50% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bolin

People with the last name Bolin are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Bolin

  • How Popular is the name Bolin? Bolin is the 68,570th most popular name of all time. As a last name Bolin was the 2,783rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Bolin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 13 babies born with the first name Bolin in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Bolin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2016 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Bolin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Bolin is Tuesday, July 8th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Bolin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Bolin was in 2016 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Bolin: Your name in reverse order is Nilob. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ilbno. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bolin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 12,962 people with the last name Bolin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bolin? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Bolin as their last name.

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