Baldon Family History

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Baldon Name Meaning

English: possibly a habitational name from one of the group of places in Oxfordshire named Baldon, from the Old English personal name Bealda + dun ‘hill’, or a variant of Baldwin.

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

Similar surnames: Brandon, Bardon, Balon, Haddon, Badon, Balcom, Bolton, Banton, Belton

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Baldon Family Origin

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Baldon Family Occupations

What did your Baldon ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Baldon family was Wherryman (Barge). French Polisher, General Lab and Scripture Reader were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Baldon. The most common Baldon occupation in the UK was French Polisher. 25% of Baldon's were French Polishers.

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  • French Polisher

  • General Lab

  • Scripture Reader

  • Wherryman (Barge)


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

Baldon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Baldon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baldon 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 280 immigration records available for the last name Baldon. 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 371 military records available for the last name Baldon. For the veterans among your Baldon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Baldon Life Expectancy

What is the average Baldon lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Baldon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Baldon in 1957 was 47, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Baldon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Baldon 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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