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Ballon Name Meaning

Spanish: of uncertain origin. Theoretically it could be a variant of vallón, from valle ‘valley’, but neither form is attested as a vocabulary word or as a place name element. Alternatively, it could be a Castilian spelling of Catalan Batlló, Balló, nicknames from diminutives of batlle ‘dancing’. English: variant spelling of Balon.

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


Similar surnames: Tallon, Ballin, Balles, Balon, Ballou, Baldon, Baron, Ballo, Balson

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You can see how Ballon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ballon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ballon families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 10 Ballon families living in Quebec. This was about 45% of all the recorded Ballon's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Ballon families in 1911.
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What did your Ballon ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Ballon. 50% of Ballon men worked as a Farmer.

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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

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Labourer
    30%
  • Laborer
    20%
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Passenger Lists

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What is the average Ballon lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ballon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ballon in 1963 was 81, and 84 in 2004.

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