Ballman Family History

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Ballman Name Meaning

variant of German Ballmann. Ballman is also found in Britain, where it may be a respelling of the German surname (see 1) or alternatively a variant of the English surname Balman, which is from an Old English personal name Bealdmann.

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

Similar surnames: Allman, Billman, Hallman, Wallman, Baalman, Kallman, Bullman, Pollman

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Ballman Family Origin

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Ballman Family Occupations

What did your Ballman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Servant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ballman. The most common Ballman occupation in Canada was Farmer. 75% of Ballman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Servant


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

Ballman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Ballman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ballman 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 767 immigration records available for the last name Ballman. 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 Ballman. For the veterans among your Ballman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ballman Life Expectancy

What is the average Ballman lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Ballman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Ballman in 1955 was 59, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ballman 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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