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Balling Name Meaning

German (Bälling): patronymic from the Germanic personal name Baldo (see Bald), or a nickname from Middle High German, Middle Low German ballinc ‘outlaw’. Danish: habitational name from a farm so named, from a derivative of Balle.

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


Similar surnames: Bolling, Billing, Ballin, Alling, Helling, Harling, Pilling, Halling

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Where is the Balling family from?

You can see how Balling families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Balling family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Balling families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 10 Balling families living in Ontario. This was about 53% of all the recorded Balling's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Balling families in 1911.
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What did your Balling ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Balling. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Labourer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Balling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Balling census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Balling. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Balling. For the veterans among your Balling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Balling lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Balling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Balling in 1956 was 37, and 85 in 2004.

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