Balzer Family History

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Balzer 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: Baltzer, Balser, Balter, Balcer, Walzer, Balz, Baller, Balmer, Baltes

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Balzer Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Balzer name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Balzer. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    34%

  • Germanic Europe

    19%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    16%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    10%

  • Norway

    4%

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Balzer Family Origin

Where is the Balzer family from?

Balzer Family Occupations

What did your Balzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Balzer. A less common occupation for the Balzer family was Blacksmith. The most common Balzer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Balzer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

Balzer Historical Records

What Balzer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Balzer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Balzer 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Balzer. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Balzer. For the veterans among your Balzer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Balzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Balzer lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Balzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Balzer in 1950 was 67, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Balzer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Balzer 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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