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Baylor Family History

Baylor Name Meaning

English: from the legal term bailor (Anglo-Norman French baillur bailleor) ‘one who delivers goods’. This surname is rare in Britain. Americanized form of German Bailer or Beiler or of their variants Beyler and Bayler.

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


Similar surnames: Bailer, Aylor, Caylor, Naylor, Kaylor, Bailor, Faylor, Ailor, Bayles

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Where is the Baylor family from?

You can see how Baylor families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Baylor family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Baylor families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 27 Baylor families living in Ontario. This was about 66% of all the recorded Baylor's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Baylor families in 1911.
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What did your Baylor ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Baylor. 50% of Baylor men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Farming
    50%
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Census Records

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Baylor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baylor census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Baylor. 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 Cards

There are 11,000 military records available for the last name Baylor. For the veterans among your Baylor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Baylor lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Baylor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Baylor in 1944 was 23, and 69 in 2004.

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