Balles Family History

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Balles Name Meaning

Catalan: habitational name from El Vallès, a Catalan district in Barcelona province, Catalonia. Spanish: habitational name from one of the places named Valles, from the plural of valle ‘valley’. German: from a variant of Baldes, a short form of the personal name Balthasar (see Baltazar). Variant spelling of English Balls.

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

Similar surnames: Valles, Balle, Salles, Alles, Bales, Ballas, Vales, Baller, Baltes

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Balles Family Origin

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Balles Family Occupations

What did your Balles ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Balles. A less common occupation for the Balles family was Keeping House. The most common Balles occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Balles's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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Balles Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Balles. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Balles 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 576 immigration records available for the last name Balles. 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 890 military records available for the last name Balles. For the veterans among your Balles ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Balles Life Expectancy

What is the average Balles lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Balles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Balles in 1957 was 49, and 48 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Balles 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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