Balas Family History
Balas Name Meaning
Hungarian (Balás): from a variant of the personal name Balázs Latin Blasius . In North America this surname may also be an altered form of the standard variant Balázs (see Balazs ). Czech and Slovak (Baláš Balaš); Croatian and Serbian (Balaš); Polish (southern): from Slavicized forms of the Hungarian personal name Balázs ‘Blasius’ (see Balazs ). In North America this surname may also be an altered form of the variants Baláž and Balaž (see Balaz ). Polish Ukrainian Croatian and Slovenian; Czech and Slovak (Baláš Balaš): derivative of a short form of the personal name Baltazar (or of some other name beginning with Bal-). Compare Balash .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press