Balthrop Family History

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Balthrop Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a lost place, probably in Cambridgeshire, where the surname is recorded in the 17th century. The second element of the place name is a metathesized form of Old English þorp ‘settlement’; the first element is of uncertain origin. The surname is now extinct in the British Isles.

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

Similar surnames: Winthrop, Lathrop, Banton, Dalton, Gawthrop, Moulthrop, Lothrop

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Balthrop Family Origin

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Balthrop Family Occupations

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In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Balthrop. 40% of Balthrop men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Balthrop women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Balthrop were Farm Hand and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Operator
  • Farm Hand

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Housekeeper
  • Office Clerk
  • Housewife

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Balthrop Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Balthrop. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Balthrop 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 70 immigration records available for the last name Balthrop. 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 563 military records available for the last name Balthrop. For the veterans among your Balthrop ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Balthrop Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Balthrop life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Balthrop in 1948 was 48, and 86 in 2004.

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