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Balle Surname Meaning

English: variant of Ball . Catalan: variant of Batlle . South German: from a short form of any of various ancient Germanic personal names formed with the element bald (see Bald ). Danish: habitational name from a farmstead named Balle meaning ‘slope hill’. French (Ballé): nickname from the past participle of the (Old) French verb baller ‘to dance’. French: from the ancient Germanic personal name Ballo a short form of compound names based on the element bal (see Ballard ).

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

Similar surnames: Ball, Bolle, Balles, Belle, Baller, Bille, Baile, Balke, Balls, Halle

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Where is the Balle family from?

You can see how Balle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Balle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Balle families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 28 Balle families living in Suffolk. This was about 25% of all the recorded Balle's in United Kingdom. Suffolk had the highest population of Balle families in 1891.
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What did your Balle ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Balle. 72% of Balle 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
  • Cook
  • Housemaid
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Passenger Lists

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

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

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What is the average Balle lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Balle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Balle in 1959 was 45, and 71 in 2003.

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