Balder Family History

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Balder Name Meaning

from the Germanic personal name Balderam (from the adjective bald ‘hardy’, ‘bold’, ‘strong’). see Balter.

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


Similar surnames: Baller, Balmer, Bald, Balter, Balcer, Balser, Alder, Balzer, Walter

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Balder Family Origin

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Balder Family Occupations

What did your Balder ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Balder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Balder's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Balder family was Carpenter. Farmer, Black Smith and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Balder.

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  • Farmer

    62%
  • Black Smith

    4%
  • Brewer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Balder Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Balder Life Expectancy

What is the average Balder lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Balder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Balder in 1952 was 55, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Balder

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Balder 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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