Balay Family History

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Balay Name Meaning

French: habitational name from any of various minor places and localities so named. Indian (Gujarat): Hindu (Bhatia) name based on the name of a Bhatia subgroup.

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

Similar surnames: Balan, Bala, Salay, Baldy, Balas, Paley, Balsam, Balle, Dally, Bay

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Balay Family Origin

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Balay Family Occupations

What did your Balay ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Balay occupation in the UK was Farm Labour. 50% of Balay's were Farm Labours. Farm Labour and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Balay.

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  • Farm Labour

  • Farmer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Balay ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Balay Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Balay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Balay 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 487 immigration records available for the last name Balay. 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 232 military records available for the last name Balay. For the veterans among your Balay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Balay Life Expectancy

What is the average Balay lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Balay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Balay in 1961 was 63, and 89 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Balay 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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