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Ballou Name Meaning

French: of uncertain origin; possibly related to Bal. Possibly a variant spelling of Bellew.

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


Similar surnames: Ballon, Ballow, Ballor, Ballin, Bally, Balon, Tallon, Salloum, Vallot

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Ballou Family Origin

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Ballou Family Occupations

What did your Ballou ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ballou occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Ballou's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ballou family was Butcher. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ballou.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Butcher

    2%

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Ballou Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Ballou ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Ballou Life Expectancy

What is the average Ballou lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, Ballou life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1959. The average life expectancy for Ballou in 1940 was 28, and 74 in 2004.

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