Balkin Family History

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Balkin Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish female personal name Beyle meaning ‘beautiful’ (related to French belle).

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

Similar surnames: Belkin, Zalkin, Baskin, Salkin, Malkin, Ballin, Balin, Bassin, Galkin

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Balkin Family Origin

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Balkin Family Occupations

What did your Balkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Balkin. 31% of Balkin men worked as a Salesman and 27% of Balkin women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Balkin were Clerk and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Secretary
  • Bookkeeper
  • Stenographer

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

Balkin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Balkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Balkin 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 887 immigration records available for the last name Balkin. 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 329 military records available for the last name Balkin. For the veterans among your Balkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Balkin Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Balkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Balkin in 1956 was 44, and 90 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Balkin 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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