Bale Family History

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Bale Name Meaning

English: variant of Baile. Americanized spelling of German Boehl(e) or Boell.

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


Similar surnames: Cale, Dale, Hale, Bales, Bane, Bame, Kale, Baile, Bake, Balle

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Bale Family Origin

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Bale Family Occupations

What did your Bale ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bale. 23% of Bale men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Bale women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bale were Miner and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Miner
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    13%
  • Housewife
    9%
  • Bookkeeper
    9%
  • Stenographer
    8%

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

Bale Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 60,000 census records available for the last name Bale. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bale 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Bale. 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 Bale. For the veterans among your Bale ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bale Life Expectancy

What is the average Bale lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bale life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bale in 1944 was 51, and 76 in 2004.

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