Ballman Family History

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Ballman Name Meaning

variant of German Ballmann. Ballman is also found in Britain, where it may be a respelling of the German surname (see 1) or alternatively a variant of the English surname Balman, which is from an Old English personal name Bealdmann.

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


Similar surnames: Allman, Billman, Hallman, Wallman, Baalman, Kallman, Bullman, Pollman

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Ballman Family Origin

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Ballman Family Occupations

What did your Ballman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Advertising Contractor and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ballman. 9% of Ballman men worked as an Advertising Contractor and 42% of Ballman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ballman were Draughtsman and Domestic Duties Unpa

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Advertising Contractor
    9%
  • Brass Master
    9%
  • Clerk Engineering Works
    9%
  • Draughtsman
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    42%
  • Assistant Mistress
    5%
  • Bookfolder
    5%
  • Domestic Duties Unpa
    5%

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

Ballman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Ballman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ballman 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 767 immigration records available for the last name Ballman. 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 Ballman. For the veterans among your Ballman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ballman Life Expectancy

What is the average Ballman lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Ballman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Ballman in 1955 was 59, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ballman

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