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Ballor Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of French Ballard, reflecting the Canadian pronunciation. It is found chiefly in MI.

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


Similar surnames: Allor, Ballou, Bailor, Ballo, Ballon, Taylor, Gallon, Balon, Allore

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Where is the Ballor family from?

You can see how Ballor families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ballor family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Ballor families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Ballor family living in Quebec. This was 100% of all the recorded Ballor's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Ballor families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ballor surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ballor ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ballor. 25% of Ballor men worked as a Laborer and 27% of Ballor women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ballor were Clerk and Laundry.

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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
    25%
  • Truck Driver
    18%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Clerk
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    27%
  • Teacher
    20%
  • Housewife
    14%
  • Laundry
    14%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ballor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ballor 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 91 immigration records available for the last name Ballor. 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 238 military records available for the last name Ballor. For the veterans among your Ballor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ballor lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Ballor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Ballor in 1960 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

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