Ballon Family History

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Ballon Name Meaning

Spanish: of uncertain origin. Theoretically it could be a variant of vallón, from valle ‘valley’, but neither form is attested as a vocabulary word or as a place name element. Alternatively, it could be a Castilian spelling of Catalan Batlló, Balló, nicknames from diminutives of batlle ‘dancing’. English: variant spelling of Balon.

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

Similar surnames: Tallon, Ballin, Balles, Balon, Ballou, Baldon, Baron, Ballo, Balson

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Ballon Family Origin

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Ballon Family Occupations

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In 1881, Foreman Chemical Manuf and Warehouseman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ballon. The most common Ballon occupation in the UK was Foreman Chemical Manuf. 50% of Ballon's were Foreman Chemical Manufs.

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  • Foreman Chemical Manuf

  • Warehouseman


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Ballon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Ballon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ballon 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ballon. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Ballon. For the veterans among your Ballon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ballon Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ballon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ballon in 1963 was 81, and 84 in 2004.

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