Baize Family History

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Baize Name Meaning

French: possibly an Americanized spelling of Bèze, a habitational name from a place in Burgundy taking its name from the river of the same name. As an American surname it is most frequent in the Old South, especially TX. Perhaps an altered spelling of German Böse, see Boese.

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


Similar surnames: Baze, Babe, Baiza, Maze, Banz, Maire, Baune, Bane, Balke, Blaize

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Baize Family Origin

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Baize Family Occupations

What did your Baize ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Baize. 19% of Baize men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Baize women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Baize were Miner and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Farm Labor
    6%
  • Miner
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    8%
  • New Worker
    8%
  • Seamstress
    8%
  • Waitress
    8%

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

Baize Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Baize. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baize 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 119 immigration records available for the last name Baize. 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 715 military records available for the last name Baize. For the veterans among your Baize ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Baize Life Expectancy

What is the average Baize lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Baize life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Baize in 1955 was 57, and 68 in 2004.

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