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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


Similar surnames: Alderton, Anderton, Allerton, Barton, Anderson, Balderson, Calderon

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Balderston Family Origin

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Balderston Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • K House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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Balderston Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Balderston Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Balderston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Balderston in 1955 was 72, and 66 in 2004.

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