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Balas Name Meaning

Hungarian (Balás): from a form of the personal name Balázs (see Balazs). Polish; Czech and Slovak (Baláš); and Croatian (northern and eastern Croatia; Balaš and Balas): either from a reduced form of the personal name Baltazar or from Slavic forms of the Hungarian personal name Balázs (see Balazs).

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


Similar surnames: Bala, Palas, Balan, Balash, Bales, Walas, Balazs, Balis, Barlas

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Balas Family Origin

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Balas Family Occupations

What did your Balas ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Balas occupation in the USA was St. Car Driver. 50% of Balas's were St. Car Drivers. St. Car Driver and Works In Saw Mill were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Balas.

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  • St. Car Driver

    50%
  • Works In Saw Mill

    50%

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Balas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Balas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Balas 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Balas. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

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

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Balas Life Expectancy

What is the average Balas lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Balas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Balas in 1944 was 19, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Balas 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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