Balser Family History

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Balser Name Meaning

German: reduced form of the personal name Balthasar (see Baltazar). shortened form of Lithuanian Balseris, a patronymic from a reduced form of the personal name Baltazaras (see Baltazar). Jewish: habitational name for someone from Bolsi, a place in Ukraine.

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


Similar surnames: Balter, Balster, Balzer, Balmer, Galler, Walser, Belser, Balcer

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Balser Family Origin

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Balser Family Occupations

What did your Balser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Balser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Balser's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Balser. A less common occupation for the Balser family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Balser Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Balser Life Expectancy

What is the average Balser lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Balser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Balser in 1951 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Balser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Balser 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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