Bale Family History

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Bale Name Meaning

English: variant of Baile. Americanized spelling of German Boehl(e) or Boell.

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

Similar surnames: Cale, Dale, Hale, Bales, Bane, Bame, Kale, Baile, Bake, Balle

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Bale Family Origin

Where is the Bale family from?

Bale Family Occupations

What did your Bale ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Mineur and Book Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bale. A less common occupation for the Bale family was Shoemaker. The most common Bale occupation in Canada was Farmer. 28% of Bale's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Mineur

  • Book Keeper

  • Shoemaker


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

Bale Historical Records

What Bale family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Bale Life Expectancy

What is the average Bale lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bale life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bale in 1944 was 51, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bale

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bale 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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