Bal Name Meaning

Indian (Panjab): Sikh name based on the name of a Jat tribe, from Sanskrit bala ‘strength’. Polish: from a reduced form of the personal name Baltazar. French: from a short form of a personal name of Germanic origin formed with bald ‘bold’ as the first element.

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

Similar surnames: Bahl, Bala, Ball, Bay, Bald, Gal, Pal, Bali, Bau, Lal

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Bal Family Origin

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Bal Family Occupations

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In 1939, cabinet Maker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bal. 13% of Bal men worked as a cabinet Maker and 67% of Bal women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bal were Pedlar and Unpaid Household Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • cabinet Maker
  • Fisherman
  • Mate Catcher
  • Pedlar

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Anniuitant
  • Unpaid Household Duties

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

Bal Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Bal. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bal 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Bal. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 16,000 military records available for the last name Bal. For the veterans among your Bal ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bal Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Bal in 1962 was 52, and 71 in 2004.

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