Ballew Family History

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Ballew Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Ballou or Bellew.

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

Similar surnames: Ballow, Balle, Barley, Balles, Hallet, Alles, Walle, Galle, Bale

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Ballew Family Origin

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Ballew Family Occupations

What did your Ballew ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ballew family was Carpenter. The most common Ballew occupation in the USA was Farmer. 66% of Ballew's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ballew.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Ballew Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Ballew. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ballew 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 675 immigration records available for the last name Ballew. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Ballew. For the veterans among your Ballew ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ballew Life Expectancy

What is the average Ballew lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Ballew life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ballew in 1952 was 47, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ballew

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ballew 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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