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Baldner Name Meaning

German: probably a variant of Balt(e)ner, an occupational name from Middle High German balteniere (medieval Latin paltonarius) ‘pilgrim’, ‘vagrant in a pilgrim’s cloak’.

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


Similar surnames: Waldner, Bordner, Bader, Ladner, Balmer, Banner, Bradner, Bandler

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Where is the Baldner family from?

You can see how Baldner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Baldner family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Baldner families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Baldner families living in Maryland. This was 100% of all the recorded Baldner's in the USA. Maryland had the highest population of Baldner families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Baldner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Baldner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Baldner. 30% of Baldner men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Baldner women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Baldner were Farm Operator and Housekeeper.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Manager
    12%
  • Farm Operator
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    50%
  • Farmwife
    30%
  • Housekeeper
    20%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Baldner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baldner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 215 immigration records available for the last name Baldner. 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 Cards

There are 299 military records available for the last name Baldner. For the veterans among your Baldner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Baldner lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Baldner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Baldner in 1961 was 73, and 79 in 2004.

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