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Baldock Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Hertfordshire first named in the 12th century by the Knights Templar who held the manor there. It was named in commemoration of the city of Baghdad known in Middle English and Old French as Baldac.

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

Similar surnames: Paddock, Haddock, Braddock, Baldon, Waldock, Bostock, Balcom, Babcock

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Where is the Baldock family from?

You can see how Baldock families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Baldock family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Baldock families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 12 Baldock families living in Kentucky. This was about 80% of all the recorded Baldock's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Baldock families in 1840.
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What did your Baldock ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Baldock. 28% of Baldock men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Baldock women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Baldock were Truck Driver and Housewife. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Inspector
  • Nurse
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 55,000 census records available for the last name Baldock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baldock 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Baldock. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Baldock. For the veterans among your Baldock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Baldock lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Baldock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Baldock in 1950 was 21, and 82 in 2004.

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