Balent Family History

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Balent Name Meaning

Catalan: variant of Valent, a nickname from Catalan valent ‘courageous’. Croatian: from a Croatian form of the Hungarian personal name Balint.

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


Similar surnames: Balint, Valent, Valenti, Balan, Bolen, Walen, Bales, Baert, Avent

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Balent Family Origin

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Balent Family Occupations

What did your Balent ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Balent. 56% of Balent men worked as a Laborer and 29% of Balent women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Balent were Farmer and Winder

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    56%
  • New Worker
    15%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Farmer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    29%
  • Servant
    15%
  • Seamstress
    15%
  • Winder
    15%

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

Balent Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Balent. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Balent 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 400 immigration records available for the last name Balent. 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 337 military records available for the last name Balent. For the veterans among your Balent ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Balent Life Expectancy

What is the average Balent lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Balent life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Balent in 1956 was 39, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Balent 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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