Balas Name Meaning

Hungarian (Balás): from a form of the personal name Balázs (see Balazs). Polish; Czech and Slovak (Baláš); and Croatian (northern and eastern Croatia; Balaš and Balas): either from a reduced form of the personal name Baltazar or from Slavic forms of the Hungarian personal name Balázs (see Balazs).

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


Similar surnames: Bala, Palas, Balan, Balash, Bales, Walas, Balazs, Balis, Barlas

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Balas Family Origin

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Balas Family Occupations

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  • St. Car Driver

    50%
  • Works In Saw Mill

    50%

In 1880, st. Car Driver and Works In Saw Mill were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Balas. The most common Balas occupation in the USA was St. Car Driver. 50% of Balas's were St. Car Drivers.

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Between 1944 and 2004, Balas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Balas in 1944 was 19, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Balas

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