Ballay Family History

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Ballay Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Balle.

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


Similar surnames: Balle, Bally, Alloy, Calla, Alley, Hallas, Bayley, Balls, Allan

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Ballay Family Origin

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Ballay Family Occupations

What did your Ballay ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Clerk, Hardware and Fancy Goods Store were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ballay. A less common occupation for the Ballay family was Keeping Saloon. The most common Ballay occupation in the USA was Clerk, Hardware. 33% of Ballay's were Clerk, Hardwares.

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  • Clerk, Hardware

    33%
  • Fancy Goods Store

    33%
  • Keeping Saloon

    33%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ballay ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ballay Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ballay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ballay census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Ballay

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Ballay. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ballay. For the veterans among your Ballay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ballay Life Expectancy

What is the average Ballay lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ballay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Ballay in 1963 was 73, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ballay

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ballay ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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