Baldy Family History

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Baldy Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: from the personal name Baldy or Baldie, a pet form of Archibald. English: possibly from an Old English female personal name, Bealdg¯{dh}, meaning ‘bold combat’, first recorded c.1170 as Baldith, and in others from the Old Norse personal name Baldi.

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


Similar surnames: Bald, Baldry, Bay, Bold, Paley, Baldo, Wald, Batley, Balls, Balle

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Baldy Family Origin

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Baldy Family Occupations

What did your Baldy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Baldy. 37% of Baldy men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Baldy women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Baldy were Proprietor and Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    37%
  • Labor
    14%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Proprietor
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    25%
  • Teacher
    25%
  • Housewife
    25%
  • Nurse
    25%

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

Baldy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Baldy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baldy 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 407 immigration records available for the last name Baldy. 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 Baldy. For the veterans among your Baldy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Baldy Life Expectancy

What is the average Baldy lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Baldy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Baldy in 1959 was 51, and 93 in 2004.

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