Balis Name Meaning

English: variant of Bayliss. Hungarian and Croatian (Bališ): from the personal name Bali, a pet form of Baltazar or Balint. Perhaps also Greek: occupational status name from Turkish balija ‘workman’, ‘low-ranking man’.

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


Similar surnames: Balik, Baris, Bali, Valis, Kalis, Bales, Balas, Balls, Banis, Balin

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Balis Family Origin

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Balis Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Brick Mason

    4%

In 1880, the most common Balis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Balis's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Balis. A less common occupation for the Balis family was Brick Mason.

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Balis Historical Records

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Balis Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Balis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Balis in 1963 was 70, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Balis

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