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Balderston Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places in Lancashire called Balderston(e), deriving their names from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Baldhere (composed of the elements bald ‘bold’, ‘brave’ + here ‘army’) + Old English tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. Scottish: habitational name from Balderston in West Lothian, which has the same etymology as 1.

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

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Balderston Family Origin

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Balderston Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • K House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Balderston occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Balderston's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and K House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Balderston. A less common occupation for the Balderston family was Carpenter.

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Balderston Life Expectancy

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