Ballagh Family History

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Ballagh Name Meaning

Irish: from Gaelic ballach ‘speckled’, ‘marked’.

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

Similar surnames: Gallagher, Bellah, Wallace, Bligh, Gallager, Allan, Ballam, Wallach

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Ballagh Family Origin

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Ballagh Family Occupations

What did your Ballagh ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Baker and Farmer'S Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ballagh. The most common Ballagh occupation in Canada was Farmer. 71% of Ballagh's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ballagh family was House Keeper.

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  • Farmer

  • Baker

  • Farmer'S Son

  • House Keeper


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

Ballagh Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ballagh Life Expectancy

What is the average Ballagh lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ballagh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Ballagh in 1963 was 59, and 55 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ballagh

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ballagh 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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