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Baller Name Meaning

English: variant of Ball 2, the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant. German: variant of the Germanic personal name Balther (from bald ‘bold’, ‘strong’).

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

Similar surnames: Haller, Galler, Balmer, Balle, Balles, Balder, Beller, Saller, Bailer

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Where is the Baller family from?

You can see how Baller families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Baller family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Baller families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 57 Baller families living in London. This was about 18% of all the recorded Baller's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Baller families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Baller surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Baller ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Baller. 67% of Baller men worked as a General Labourer and 89% of Baller women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Baller were Milk Salesman and Unpaid Domestic. .

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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 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Milk Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Domestic Worker
  • Unpaid Domestic
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What Baller family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Baller. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baller 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Baller. 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 Baller. For the veterans among your Baller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Baller lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Baller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Baller in 1960 was 30, and 75 in 2004.

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