Balogh Family History

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Balogh Name Meaning

Hungarian: from balog ‘left-handed’, from bal ‘left’, hence a nickname for a left-handed or clumsy person.

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

Similar surnames: Balon, Bloch, Bango, Baloga, Balog, Balough, Ballis, Bako, Balok

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Balogh Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Balogh name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Balogh. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Italy


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Balogh Family Origin

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Balogh Family Occupations

What did your Balogh ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Cabinet Maker and Mserchaum Pipe Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Balogh. The most common Balogh occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 33% of Balogh's were Cabinet Makers. A less common occupation for the Balogh family was Works In Book Bindery.

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  • Cabinet Maker

  • Mserchaum Pipe Maker

  • Works In Book Bindery


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

Balogh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Balogh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Balogh 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Balogh. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Balogh. For the veterans among your Balogh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Balogh Life Expectancy

What is the average Balogh lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Balogh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Balogh in 1951 was 39, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Balogh 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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