Balsiger Family History

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Balsiger Name Meaning

German and Swiss German (mainly Bern canton): habitational name for someone from Palzing in Bavaria or some other place similarly named.

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


Similar surnames: Balster, Basinger, Baldinger, Balser, Bullinger, Walliser, Biediger

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Balsiger Family Origin

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Balsiger Family Occupations

What did your Balsiger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Balsiger occupation in the USA was Farm. 30% of Balsiger's were Farms. A less common occupation for the Balsiger family was Clk In Office. Farm, Farmer and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Balsiger.

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  • Farm

    30%
  • Farmer

    30%
  • Clerk

    10%
  • Clk In Office

    10%

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

Balsiger Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Balsiger Life Expectancy

What is the average Balsiger lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Balsiger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Balsiger in 1958 was 42, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Balsiger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Balsiger 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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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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