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Ballance Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for someone who used a balance (scales), Anglo-French and Middle English balaunce, from Old French balance.

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


Similar surnames: Wallace, Calland, Vallance, Tallant, Ballin, Gallant, Palange

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Ballance Family Origin

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Ballance Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Sailor

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, the most common Ballance occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Ballance's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Sailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ballance. A less common occupation for the Ballance family was Keeping House.

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Ballance Historical Records

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Ballance Life Expectancy

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