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Find more Ballman relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 166 more people named Ballman in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 870 people named Ballman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 19% more people named Ballman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,036 people named Ballman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $1,111
  • They typically took 7 weeks of vacation a year
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • For 527 females, Helen was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Ballman families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 10% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 29% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Ohio