Bald Name Meaning

Dutch and German: from the Germanic personal name Baldo, or a short form of the various compound names such as Baldwin, formed with the first element bald ‘bold’, ‘strong’. Scottish: nickname for a bald man, from Middle English balled ‘rounded like a ball’, from bal(le) ‘ball’ (Old English ball or Old Norse b{o,}llr).

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


Similar surnames: Ball, Bold, Baldy, Bal, Baldo, Balk, Bard, Beld, Band, Wald

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Bald Family Origin

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Bald Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Butcher

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bald family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bald. The most common Bald occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Bald's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Bald | Data not to scale

Bald Historical Records

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Bald Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Bald life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Bald in 1960 was 30, and 59 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bald

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