Balling Family History

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Balling Name Meaning

German (Bälling): patronymic from the Germanic personal name Baldo (see Bald), or a nickname from Middle High German, Middle Low German ballinc ‘outlaw’. Danish: habitational name from a farm so named, from a derivative of Balle.

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

Similar surnames: Bolling, Billing, Ballin, Alling, Helling, Harling, Pilling, Halling

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Balling Family Origin

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Balling Family Occupations

What did your Balling ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Balling. A less common occupation for the Balling family was Keeping House. The most common Balling occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Balling's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Merchant

  • Keeping House


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

Balling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Balling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Balling census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Balling. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Balling. For the veterans among your Balling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Balling Life Expectancy

What is the average Balling lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Balling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Balling in 1956 was 37, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Balling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Balling 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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