Babcock Family History

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Babcock Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the Middle English personal name Babb.

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

Similar surnames: Haycock, Bocock, Alcock, Acock, Aycock, Hancock, Baldock, Pidcock

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Babcock Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Babcock name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Babcock Family Origin

Where is the Babcock family from?

Babcock Family Occupations

What did your Babcock ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Babcock occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Babcock's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Babcock family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Babcock.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Babcock Historical Records

What Babcock family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 166,000 census records available for the last name Babcock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Babcock 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 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Babcock. 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 Card

There are 32,000 military records available for the last name Babcock. For the veterans among your Babcock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Babcock Life Expectancy

What is the average Babcock lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Babcock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Babcock in 1946 was 59, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Babcock

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Babcock 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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