Baldridge Family History

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Baldridge Name Meaning

English: from a Middle English personal name, Baldrik (see Baldree). In the British Isles, the name now occurs chiefly in northeastern England. Possibly an altered spelling of the cognate German name Baldrich.

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


Similar surnames: Waldridge, Eastridge, Eldridge, Attridge, Holdridge, Bridge, Aldridge

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Baldridge Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Baldridge name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Baldridge. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    55%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    19%

  • Germanic Europe

    8%

  • Norway

    3%

  • Sweden

    2%

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Baldridge Family Origin

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Baldridge Family Occupations

What did your Baldridge ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Baldridge occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Baldridge's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Baldridge. A less common occupation for the Baldridge family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    62%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Farming

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Baldridge ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Baldridge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Baldridge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baldridge 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Baldridge. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Baldridge. For the veterans among your Baldridge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Baldridge Life Expectancy

What is the average Baldridge lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Baldridge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Baldridge in 1944 was 76, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Baldridge

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Baldridge ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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