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Balser Name Meaning

German: reduced form of the personal name Balthasar (see Baltazar). shortened form of Lithuanian Balseris, a patronymic from a reduced form of the personal name Baltazaras (see Baltazar). Jewish: habitational name for someone from Bolsi, a place in Ukraine.

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

Similar surnames: Balter, Balster, Balzer, Balmer, Galler, Walser, Belser, Balcer

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Where is the Balser family from?

You can see how Balser families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Balser family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Balser families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 14 Balser families living in Yorkshire. This was about 23% of all the recorded Balser's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Balser families in 1891.
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What did your Balser ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Balser. 100% of Balser women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Balser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Balser census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Balser. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Balser. For the veterans among your Balser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Balser lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Balser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Balser in 1951 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

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