Balson Family History

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Balson Name Meaning

variant of Balsam. alternatively, it may be a patronymic from an unidentified personal name. Compare Bolson.

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

Similar surnames: Bulson, Bolson, Bason, Ballon, Baldon, Belson, Burson, Hanson, Balon

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Balson Family Origin

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Balson Family Occupations

What did your Balson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Joiner, Agricultural Laborer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Balson. A less common occupation for the Balson family was Retired Builder. The most common Balson occupation in the UK was Joiner. 7% of Balson's were Joiners.

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  • Joiner

  • Agricultural Laborer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Retired Builder


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

Balson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Balson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Balson 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Balson. 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 702 military records available for the last name Balson. For the veterans among your Balson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Balson Life Expectancy

What is the average Balson lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Balson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Balson in 1963 was 74, and 95 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Balson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Balson 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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