Balz Family History

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Balz Name Meaning

German: from a reduced form of the personal name Balthasar (see Baltazar).

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


Similar surnames: Baltz, Bala, Bal, Ball, Bald, Balk, Walz, Bali, Bach, Belt

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Balz Family Origin

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Balz Family Occupations

What did your Balz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Balz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 10% of Balz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Balz family was Carpenter. Farmer, Butcher and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Balz.

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  • Farmer

    10%
  • Butcher

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Balz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Balz Life Expectancy

What is the average Balz lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Balz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Balz in 1961 was 41, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Balz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Balz 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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