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Ballas Name Meaning

Greek: nickname for someone who was short and fat, from bal(l)a ‘ball’, from Italian balla ‘ball’, ‘bullet’, ‘cannonball’. Syrian and Jewish (from Syria): unexplained. German: variant of Baldas, from a reduced form of the personal name Baltazar.

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


Similar surnames: Pallas, Balles, Balla, Barlas, Gallas, Bellas, Hallas, Balas, Balls

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Ballas Family Origin

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Ballas Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Turner

    17%
  • Turner In Ivory

    17%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Turner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ballas. A less common occupation for the Ballas family was Turner In Ivory. The most common Ballas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Ballas's were Farmers.

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Ballas Life Expectancy

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