Balderas Family History

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Balderas Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from Valderas in León province, so named as valle de eras ‘valley of eras’; era, from Latin area, denoted variously, an area of firm flat land used as a threshing floor, a clearing, or a fertile patch.

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


Similar surnames: Cardenas, Barbera, Barreras, Madera, Caldera, Calder, Madaras, Valdes

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Balderas Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Balderas name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Balderas. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Native American—North, Central, South

    34%

  • England & Wales

    19%

  • Spain

    15%

  • Portugal

    6%

  • France

    5%

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Balderas Family Origin

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Balderas Family Occupations

What did your Balderas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Balderas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Balderas's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Balderas family was Laborer. Farmer, Shepherd and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Balderas.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Shepherd

    33%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

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Balderas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Balderas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Balderas 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Balderas. 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 412 military records available for the last name Balderas. For the veterans among your Balderas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Balderas Life Expectancy

What is the average Balderas lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Balderas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Balderas in 1947 was 42, and 64 in 2004.

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