Baldock Family History

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Baldock Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Hertfordshire, first named in the 12th century by the Knights Templar, who held the manor there. It was named in commemoration of the city of Baghdad, known in Middle English and Old French as Baldac; its Arabic etymology is said to be ‘city of Dat’, the personal name of a dervish.

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

Similar surnames: Paddock, Haddock, Braddock, Baldon, Waldock, Bostock, Balcom, Babcock

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Baldock Family Origin

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Baldock Family Occupations

What did your Baldock ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Baldock occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 14% of Baldock's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Baldock. A less common occupation for the Baldock family was Labourer.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Labourer


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

Baldock Historical Records

What Baldock family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 55,000 census records available for the last name Baldock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baldock 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Baldock. 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 Baldock. For the veterans among your Baldock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Baldock Life Expectancy

What is the average Baldock lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Baldock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Baldock in 1950 was 21, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Baldock

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Baldock 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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