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Baucom Name Meaning

Altered form of English Balcombe (see Balcom ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Baucum, Balcom, Balcomb, Basom, Bawcum, Marcom, Balkcom, Bascom, Baum

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Where is the Baucom family from?

You can see how Baucom families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Baucom family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Baucom families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 4 Baucom families living in North Carolina. This was about 67% of all the recorded Baucom's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Baucom families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Baucom surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Baucom ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Baucom. 27% of Baucom men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Baucom women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Baucom were Salesman and Seamstress. .

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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 Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Maid
  • Teacher
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Baucom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baucom 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 293 immigration records available for the last name Baucom. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, 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 Baucom. For the veterans among your Baucom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Baucom lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Baucom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Baucom in 1949 was 49, and 70 in 2004.

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