Baltzell Family History

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Baltzell Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Balsel, from a pet form of the personal name Balthasar (see Baltazar).

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

Similar surnames: Baltzer, Balzer, Hartzell, Baltz, Baltes, Castell, Wartell, Cattell

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Baltzell Family Origin

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Baltzell Family Occupations

What did your Baltzell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Baltzell. A less common occupation for the Baltzell family was Farming. The most common Baltzell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Baltzell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Baltzell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Baltzell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baltzell 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 293 immigration records available for the last name Baltzell. 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 Baltzell. For the veterans among your Baltzell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Baltzell Life Expectancy

What is the average Baltzell lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Baltzell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Baltzell in 1948 was 49, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Baltzell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Baltzell 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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