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Ballweg Name Meaning

German: sometimes said to be a reduced form of Baldhinweg, a nickname composed of the elements bald ‘soon’ + hinweg ‘away’, i.e. ‘soon to be gone’, but more likely to be a variant of the Germanic personal name Baldwig, a compound of bald ‘bold’ + wig ‘battle’.

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


Similar surnames: Balle, Baller, Balling, Baldwin, Balles, Galley, Hellweg, Galler

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Ballweg Family Origin

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Ballweg Family Occupations

What did your Ballweg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ballweg family was Keeping House. The most common Ballweg occupation in the USA was Shoemaker. 43% of Ballweg's were Shoemakers. Shoemaker, Boot Maker and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ballweg.

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  • Shoemaker

    43%
  • Boot Maker

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%

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

Ballweg Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ballweg Life Expectancy

What is the average Ballweg lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Ballweg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Ballweg in 1961 was 56, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ballweg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ballweg 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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