Balsley Family History

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Balsley Name Meaning

Probably of German origin: an Americanized spelling of Swabian Bälzle or Swiss Balzli, both of which are from pet forms of the personal name Balthasar (see Baltazar).

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

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Balsley Family Origin

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Balsley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Balsley. A less common occupation for the Balsley family was Blacksmith. The most common Balsley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Balsley's were Farmers.

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Balsley Historical Records

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Balsley Life Expectancy

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