Babson Family History

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Babson Name Meaning

Presumably a patronymic from English Babb. It is now extremely rare in the British Isles.

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


Similar surnames: Batson, Barson, Bason, Burson, Dobson, Hamson, Paxson, Belson, Bulson

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Babson Family Origin

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Babson Family Occupations

What did your Babson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Babson family was Carpenter. The most common Babson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Babson's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Babson.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Babson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Babson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Babson 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 Babson. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Babson. For the veterans among your Babson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Babson Life Expectancy

What is the average Babson lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Babson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Babson in 1941 was 59, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Babson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Babson 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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