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Balkus Family History

Balkus Name Meaning
Lithuanian: nickname for a person with white hair or a pale complexion, from a derivative of Polish bialy ‘white’.

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

3,021 Historical Documents with Balkus on Ancestry.com
1,146 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
330 Military Records
179 Immigration Records
741 Census and Voter Lists
625 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Balkus Families

  • Number of Balkus families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Balkus families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Balkus last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Balkus census records

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Balkus Family Origin

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Balkus Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Balkus

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Balkus Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Balkus census records

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Military Service by Balkus

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