Ballenger Family History

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Ballenger Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Ballinger (see Beringer).

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


Similar surnames: Ballinger, Bellenger, Bellanger, Bellinger, Callender, Allender

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Ballenger Family Origin

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Ballenger Family Occupations

What did your Ballenger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ballenger family was Laborer. The most common Ballenger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Ballenger's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ballenger.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%

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

Ballenger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ballenger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ballenger 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ballenger. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ballenger. For the veterans among your Ballenger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ballenger Life Expectancy

What is the average Ballenger lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Ballenger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Ballenger in 1950 was 43, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ballenger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ballenger 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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