Baab Family History

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Baab Name Meaning

German: from a variant of Babo, a name derived from baby talk (like English Papa), or a short form of the Germanic personal name Badubrecht, related to Old Saxon beada ‘battle’ + berht ‘bright’.

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

Similar surnames: Haab, Babb, Baar, Baas, Bay, Baum, Bar, Ban, Garb, Bean

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Baab Family Origin

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Baab Family Occupations

What did your Baab ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Baab. 35% of Baab men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper

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

Baab Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Baab. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baab 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 371 immigration records available for the last name Baab. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 699 military records available for the last name Baab. For the veterans among your Baab ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Baab Life Expectancy

What is the average Baab lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Baab life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Baab in 1963 was 55, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Baab 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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