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Balma Name Meaning

Italian: perhaps a topographic name from the dialect word balma ‘grotto’, ‘cave’, ‘jutting rock’. Dutch: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Barba, Balmes, Alma, Balla, Palma, Kalka, Balmer, Baum, Basa, Palm

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Balma Family Origin

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Balma Family Occupations

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Balma Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Balma Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Balma life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Balma in 1962 was 77, and 47 in 2004.

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