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Balas Surname Meaning

Hungarian (Balás): from a variant of the personal name Balázs Latin Blasius . In North America this surname may also be an altered form of the standard variant Balázs (see Balazs ). Czech and Slovak (Baláš Balaš); Croatian and Serbian (Balaš); Polish (southern): from Slavicized forms of the Hungarian personal name Balázs ‘Blasius’ (see Balazs ). In North America this surname may also be an altered form of the variants Baláž and Balaž (see Balaz ). Polish Ukrainian Croatian and Slovenian; Czech and Slovak (Baláš Balaš): derivative of a short form of the personal name Baltazar (or of some other name beginning with Bal-). Compare Balash .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Bala, Palas, Balan, Balash, Bales, Walas, Balazs, Balis, Barlas

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Where is the Balas family from?

You can see how Balas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Balas family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Balas families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 7 Balas families living in London. This was about 41% of all the recorded Balas's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Balas families in 1891.
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What did your Balas ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Balas. 100% of Balas women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Balas. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Balas. For the veterans among your Balas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Balas lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Balas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Balas in 1944 was 19, and 76 in 2004.

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