Bal Name Meaning

Indian (Panjab): Sikh name based on the name of a Jat tribe, from Sanskrit bala ‘strength’. Polish: from a reduced form of the personal name Baltazar. French: from a short form of a personal name of Germanic origin formed with bald ‘bold’ as the first element.

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


Similar surnames: Bahl, Bala, Ball, Bay, Bald, Gal, Pal, Bali, Bau, Lal

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Bal Family Origin

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Bal Family Occupations

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In 1880, Laborer and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bal. The most common Bal occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Bal's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Bal family was Gilder.

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Gilder

    25%

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Bal Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bal. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bal census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bal. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bal. For the veterans among your Bal ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bal Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Bal in 1962 was 52, and 71 in 2004.

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