Balding Family History

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Balding Name Meaning

English: from the unattested Old English personal name Bealding, a derivative of Beald, or in some cases a variant of Baldwin.

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

Similar surnames: Walding, Baldon, Wilding, Balling, Bolding, Halling, Bardin, Harding

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Balding Family Origin

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Balding Family Occupations

What did your Balding ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Balding occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 3% of Balding's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Balding. A less common occupation for the Balding family was Painter.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Painter


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

Balding Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Balding. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Balding 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Balding. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Balding. For the veterans among your Balding ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Balding Life Expectancy

What is the average Balding lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Balding life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Balding in 1953 was 55, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Balding

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Balding 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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