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Baalman Name Meaning

North German (Baalmann): from the personal name Bole, a popular medieval short form of Middle Low German Bol(d)ewin, from Germanic bald ‘bold’, ‘brave’ + win ‘friend’. Compare Bahlman.

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

Similar surnames: Ballman, Allman, Salman, Boelman, Backman, Kalman, Billman, Barkman

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Where is the Baalman family from?

You can see how Baalman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Baalman family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Baalman families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Baalman family living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Baalman's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Baalman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Baalman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Baalman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and House Work were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Baalman. .

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • House Work
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Baalman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baalman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 85 immigration records available for the last name Baalman. 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 Cards

There are 79 military records available for the last name Baalman. For the veterans among your Baalman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Baalman lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Baalman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Baalman in 1965 was 80, and 88 in 2004.

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