Balon Name Meaning

English: from Old French balon ‘bundle’, ‘roll’, ‘pack’, hence a nickname for a small, rotund man or possibly a metonymic occupational name for a carrier of goods and merchandise. French (Bâlon): generally regarded as a habitational name from Baalons in the Ardennes, it may however simply be from balon ‘ball’, ‘roll’ (see 1) or a derivative of Bal.

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

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Balon Family Origin

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Balon Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Dentist

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

In 1880, the most common Balon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Balon's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Dentist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Balon. A less common occupation for the Balon family was Farming.

Source: Census data for Balon | Data not to scale

Balon Historical Records

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Balon Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Balon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Balon in 1954 was 50, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Balon

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