Balkus Family History

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Balkus Name Meaning

Lithuanian: nickname for a person with white hair or a pale complexion, from a derivative of Polish bialy ‘white’.

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

Similar surnames: Malkus, Backus, Balius, Dapkus, Galus, Barkus, Bartkus, Barcus, Bakes

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Balkus Family Origin

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Balkus Family Occupations

What did your Balkus ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Balkus occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 100% of Balkus's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House


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Balkus Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 744 census records available for the last name Balkus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Balkus 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 188 immigration records available for the last name Balkus. 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 335 military records available for the last name Balkus. For the veterans among your Balkus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Balkus Life Expectancy

What is the average Balkus lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Balkus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Balkus in 1963 was 77, and 48 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Balkus 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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