Babson Family History

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Babson Name Meaning

Presumably a patronymic from English Babb. It is now extremely rare in the British Isles.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Batson, Barson, Bason, Burson, Dobson, Hamson, Paxson, Belson, Bulson

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Babson Family Origin

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Babson Family Occupations

What did your Babson ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cowman And General F and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Babson. 25% of Babson men worked as a Cowman And General F and 25% of Babson women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Babson were Tram Driver (retired) and Domestic Duties Unpaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cowman And General F
  • Fur Cutter Airmans Suits
  • Sheet Metal Worker
  • Tram Driver (retired)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Caretaker
  • Companion Help Domest
  • Domestic Duties Unpaid

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Babson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Babson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Babson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Babson. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 963 military records available for the last name Babson. For the veterans among your Babson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Babson Life Expectancy

What is the average Babson lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Babson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Babson in 1941 was 59, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Babson

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