Balbach Family History

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Balbach Name Meaning

German (Franconia): habitational name from Balbach on the Tauber river, near Karlsruhe.

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

Similar surnames: Halbach, Kalbach, Albach, Bambach, Baunach, Marbach, Wallach, Brubach

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Balbach Family Origin

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Balbach Family Occupations

What did your Balbach ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Balbach family was Bakery. Farmer, Laborer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Balbach. The most common Balbach occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Balbach's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Baker

  • Bakery


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

Balbach Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Balbach. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Balbach 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 608 immigration records available for the last name Balbach. 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 932 military records available for the last name Balbach. For the veterans among your Balbach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Balbach Life Expectancy

What is the average Balbach lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Balbach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Balbach in 1962 was 69, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Balbach 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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