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Ballo Name Meaning

Italian: nickname from ballo ‘dance’, from ballare ‘to dance’. Hungarian (Balló): from a pet form of the personal name Barnabás (see Barnaby). Lapp: unexplained. African: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Balla, Pallo, Ball, Balle, Bello, Gallo, Balls, Lallo, Baldo, Balko

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Where is the Ballo family from?

You can see how Ballo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ballo family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ballo families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Ballo families living in Ontario. This was about 67% of all the recorded Ballo's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Ballo families in 1911.
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What did your Ballo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ballo. 43% of Ballo men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Ballo women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ballo were Farmer and Finisher.

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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
    43%
  • Farming
    10%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Farmer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    22%
  • Seamstress
    16%
  • Maid
    16%
  • Finisher
    16%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ballo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ballo 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 878 immigration records available for the last name Ballo. 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 642 military records available for the last name Ballo. For the veterans among your Ballo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ballo lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Ballo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Ballo in 1951 was 45, and 80 in 2004.

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