Bachelder Family History

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Bachelder Name Meaning

English: variant of Batchelor, altered by false association with elder.

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

Similar surnames: Batchelder, Bacheller, Batcheller, Bachelor, Helder, Bacher, Batchler

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Bachelder Family Origin

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Bachelder Family Occupations

What did your Bachelder ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bachelder family was Farm Laborer. The most common Bachelder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Bachelder's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bachelder.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer


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

Bachelder Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bachelder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bachelder 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bachelder. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bachelder. For the veterans among your Bachelder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bachelder Life Expectancy

What is the average Bachelder lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Bachelder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Bachelder in 1948 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bachelder

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bachelder 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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