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Balles Name Meaning

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

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

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

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Where is the Balles family from?

You can see how Balles families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Balles family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Balles families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Balles families living in Ontario. This was about 38% of all the recorded Balles's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Balles families in 1911.
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What did your Balles ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Balles. 24% of Balles men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Balles women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Balles were Truck Driver and House Wife. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Miner
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Operator
  • Teacher
  • House Wife
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Passenger Lists

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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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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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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