Balbach Family History

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Balbach Name Meaning

German (Franconia): habitational name from Balbach on the Tauber river, near Karlsruhe.

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


Similar surnames: Halbach, Kalbach, Albach, Bambach, Baunach, Marbach, Wallach, Brubach

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Balbach Family Origin

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Balbach Family Occupations

What did your Balbach ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Balbach. 14% of Balbach men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Balbach women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Balbach were Polisher and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    14%
  • Carpenter
    6%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Polisher
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    22%
  • Housework
    11%
  • Stenographer
    11%
  • New Worker
    8%

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

Balbach Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Balbach. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Balbach 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 608 immigration records available for the last name Balbach. 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 932 military records available for the last name Balbach. For the veterans among your Balbach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Balbach Life Expectancy

What is the average Balbach lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Balbach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Balbach in 1962 was 69, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Balbach

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