Balsbaugh Family History

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Balsbaugh Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Pfaltzbach, a habitational name from a place so named in the Palatinate. The variants Balschbach, Baltsbach are also found.

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

Similar surnames: Carbaugh, Amsbaugh, Farabaugh, Waltenbaugh, Millspaugh, Bartlebaugh

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Balsbaugh Family Origin

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Balsbaugh Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Retired Farmer and Invalid Writes For Religious Papers were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Balsbaugh. A less common occupation for the Balsbaugh family was Labourer. The most common Balsbaugh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Balsbaugh's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Retired Farmer

  • Invalid Writes For Religious Papers

  • Labourer


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

Balsbaugh Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Balsbaugh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Balsbaugh 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 23 immigration records available for the last name Balsbaugh. 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 228 military records available for the last name Balsbaugh. For the veterans among your Balsbaugh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Balsbaugh Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Balsbaugh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Balsbaugh in 1962 was 54, and 68 in 2004.

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