Balls Name Meaning

English: patronymic form of the Old Norse personal name Balle (see Ball 3).

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


Similar surnames: Ball, Balle, Bales, Balles, Balis, Ballo, Ballas, Balla, Balas, Bahls

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Balls Family Origin

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Balls Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Balls. The most common Balls occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Balls's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Balls family was Carpenter.

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Balls Historical Records

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Balls Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Balls life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Balls in 1962 was 71, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Balls

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