Baur Family History

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Baur Name Meaning

South German: variant of Bauer.

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

Similar surnames: Bur, Laur, Bar, Saur, Baum, Baar, Bau, Hau, Au, Burr

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Baur Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Baur name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Sweden


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Baur Family Origin

Where is the Baur family from?

Baur Family Occupations

What did your Baur ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Baur occupation in the UK was Fur Skin Dresser. 17% of Baur's were Fur Skin Dressers. Fur Skin Dresser, Iron Turner and Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Baur. A less common occupation for the Baur family was Master Baker 1 Man.

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  • Fur Skin Dresser

  • Iron Turner

  • Mason

  • Master Baker 1 Man


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

Baur Historical Records

What Baur family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Baur. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baur 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Baur. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Baur. For the veterans among your Baur ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Baur Life Expectancy

What is the average Baur lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Baur life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Baur in 1953 was 55, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Baur

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Baur 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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