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Ballin Family History

Ballin Name Meaning
German and Danish: habitational name for someone from a place so named near Neubrandenburg; the -in ending suggests Slavic origin.French: metonymic occupational name for a maker of straw mattresses, Old French ballin.Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Balin.Asturian-Leonese: habitational name from any of the places in Asturies named Vallín, from a diminutive of valle ‘valley’.

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

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12,408 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,214 Military Records
2,314 Immigration Records
6,322 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Ballin Families

  • Number of Ballin families
     20 - 37
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Ballin families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Ballin last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Ballin Family Origin

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Ballin Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Ballin

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Ballin Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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