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Baldon Family History

Baldon Name Meaning

English: possibly a habitational name from one of the group of places in Oxfordshire named Baldon, from the Old English personal name Bealda + dun ‘hill’, or a variant of Baldwin.

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


Similar surnames: Brandon, Bardon, Balon, Haddon, Badon, Balcom, Bolton, Banton, Belton

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Where is the Baldon family from?

You can see how Baldon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Baldon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Baldon families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 13 Baldon families living in Quebec. This was about 54% of all the recorded Baldon's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Baldon families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Baldon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Baldon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Baldon. 42% of Baldon men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Baldon women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Baldon were Truck Driver and Housek.

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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

  • Laborer
    42%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Machinist
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
    20%
  • Maid
    16%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Housek
    8%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Baldon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baldon 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 280 immigration records available for the last name Baldon. 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 371 military records available for the last name Baldon. For the veterans among your Baldon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Baldon lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Baldon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Baldon in 1957 was 47, and 84 in 2004.

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