Balin Family History

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Balin Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Balin, a village in Ukraine. Possibly French, from a pet form of Bal.

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

Similar surnames: Galin, Ballin, Malin, Babin, Bain, Balon, Bailin, Balik, Belin, Balan

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Balin Family Origin

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Balin Family Occupations

What did your Balin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Blacksmith and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Balin. 8% of Balin men worked as a Blacksmith and 40% of Balin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Balin were Dental Student and Cook (unemployed)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Blacksmith
  • Boot Furnisher
  • Core Layer shp Castings
  • Dental Student

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Agricultural Trainee
  • Automatic Machine Tender
  • Cook (unemployed)

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Balin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Balin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Balin census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Balin

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Balin. 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 500 military records available for the last name Balin. For the veterans among your Balin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Balin Life Expectancy

What is the average Balin lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Balin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Balin in 1955 was 44, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Balin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Balin 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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