Baltimore Family History

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Baltimore Name Meaning

American: apparently from the city in MD or from the title of the English Barons Baltimore, borne by members of the Calvert family, who were Lords Proprietors of the colony of MD in the 17th century and for whom the state capital was named. As a family name, Baltimore seems to have originated in America (appearing in VA in the 1660s). There is no record of any Calvert descendants having assumed the title as a surname.

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

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Baltimore Family Origin

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Baltimore Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    23%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Baltimore. A less common occupation for the Baltimore family was Farming. The most common Baltimore occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Baltimore's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Baltimore | Data not to scale

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Baltimore Life Expectancy

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)

Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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