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Balthrop Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a lost place, probably in Cambridgeshire, where the surname is recorded in the 17th century. The second element of the place name is a metathesized form of Old English þorp ‘settlement’; the first element is of uncertain origin. The surname is now extinct in the British Isles.

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


Similar surnames: Winthrop, Lathrop, Banton, Dalton, Gawthrop, Moulthrop, Lothrop

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Balthrop Family Origin

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Balthrop Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Balthrop family was Clerk. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Balthrop. The most common Balthrop occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Balthrop's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Clerk

    3%

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Balthrop Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Balthrop Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Balthrop life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Balthrop in 1948 was 48, and 86 in 2004.

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