Baerwald Family History

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Baerwald Name Meaning

German (also Bärwald): variant spelling of Berwald.

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

Similar surnames: Berwald, Niewald, Bergold, Barrall, Sewald, Maywald, Byerly, Barratt

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Baerwald Family Origin

Where is the Baerwald family from?

Baerwald Family Occupations

What did your Baerwald ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Baerwald occupation in the USA was Baker. 17% of Baerwald's were Bakers. A less common occupation for the Baerwald family was Farmer. Baker, Carpenter and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Baerwald.

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  • Baker

  • Carpenter

  • Cooper

  • Farmer


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Baerwald ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Baerwald Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Baerwald. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baerwald 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 711 immigration records available for the last name Baerwald. 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 294 military records available for the last name Baerwald. For the veterans among your Baerwald ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Baerwald Life Expectancy

What is the average Baerwald lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Baerwald life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Baerwald in 1958 was 65, and 94 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Baerwald

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Baerwald ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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