Balboa Family History

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Balboa Name Meaning

Galician: habitational name from the city of Balboa, named with Latin vallis bona ‘pleasant valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Alba, Balcom, Baldon, Balbo, Barton, Balow, Barba, Alborn, Baba

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Balboa Family Origin

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Balboa Family Occupations

What did your Balboa ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer and Carpenter(House) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Balboa. A less common occupation for the Balboa family was Farmer. The most common Balboa occupation in the USA was Laborer. 60% of Balboa's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    60%
  • Carpenter(House)

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Balboa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Balboa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Balboa 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Balboa. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Balboa. For the veterans among your Balboa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Balboa Life Expectancy

What is the average Balboa lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Balboa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Balboa in 1956 was 57, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Balboa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Balboa 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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