Baldy Family History

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Baldy Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: from the personal name Baldy or Baldie, a pet form of Archibald. English: possibly from an Old English female personal name, Bealdg¯{dh}, meaning ‘bold combat’, first recorded c.1170 as Baldith, and in others from the Old Norse personal name Baldi.

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

Similar surnames: Bald, Baldry, Bay, Bold, Paley, Baldo, Wald, Batley, Balls, Balle

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Baldy Family Origin

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Baldy Family Occupations

What did your Baldy ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Baldy occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 14% of Baldy's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Baldy family was Boot Maker Employing (4 Men). Agricultural Labourer, Agri Labourer and Agrl Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Baldy.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Agri Labourer

  • Agrl Laborer

  • Boot Maker Employing (4 Men)


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

Baldy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Baldy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baldy 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 407 immigration records available for the last name Baldy. 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 Baldy. For the veterans among your Baldy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Baldy Life Expectancy

What is the average Baldy lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Baldy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Baldy in 1959 was 51, and 93 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Baldy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Baldy 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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