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These are the oldest members of the Balfour family on AncientFaces.
These are the longest-lived members of the Balfour family on AncientFaces.
- Minnie Balfour lived 104 years
- Adelia Balfour lived 103 years
- John William Balfour lived 101 years
- Louis M Balfour lived 99 years
- Leah J Balfour lived 98 years
- Henrieta Balfour lived 99 years
- Maria Balfour lived 98 years
- Betty Balfour lived 98 years
- Alice F Balfour lived 97 years
- Elizabeth Balfour lived 97 years
Balfour Surname History
According to one branch of the Balfour (also spelled Balfowr, Balfore, Balford, and Balfir) family, the family is from Scotland and is Celtic Scottish. The surname Balfour means "quiet pasture" and the motto of the family is "Forward". Clan Balfour is a full clan with its own tartan - four plaids: royal, hunting, ancient, and blue. A famous member of the Balfour family is former UK Prime Minister, Lord Arthur James Balfour. Do you know more about the Balfour family and the history of the surname Balfour? If so, please add your knowledge to this page.
He married Janet McComick and had one child, Tibbie. Andrew
came to America. Before he could bring his family to America,
Janet died. Andrew married Elizabeth Todd Dayton. They had
two children Margaret and Andrew IV.
Andrew was killed during the Rev. War in Randolph county, N.C.
March 10, 1782. He is burried in Asheboro, N.C. family cemetery.
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Balfour Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
The Balfour family is from Scotland, in the northeast Highlands to the Kingdom of Fide.
The Balfour family is Celtic Scottish.
Balfour Meaning & Etymology
Balfour means "quiet pasture". The motto of the Balfour family is "Forward".
Balfour Life Expectancy
According to our database of 1,135 people with the last name Balfour that have a birth and death date listed:
Balfour Family Tree
Famous People named Balfour
Famous people in the Balfour family:
- Lord Arthur James Balfour, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, 1902-1905
Most Common Balfour First Names
According to our database of 2,995 people with the last name Balfour that have a first name listed, these are the most common first names:
- James 6.0%
- John 5.8%
- William 4.4%
- Balfour 3.0%
- Robert 2.6%
- Mary 2.0%
- David 1.8%
- George 1.7%
- Margaret 1.4%
- Elizabeth 1.0%
- Alexander 0.9%
- Andrew 0.9%
- Thomas 0.9%
- Charles 0.9%
- Hamilton 0.8%
- Henry 0.8%
- Arthur 0.7%
- Mackie 0.7%
- Henty 0.7%
- Adam 0.7%
- Hobson 0.6%
- Donald 0.6%
- Whatmore 0.6%
- Helen 0.6%
- Florence 0.5%
- Catherine 0.5%
- Annie 0.5%
- Dorothy 0.5%
- Alice 0.5%
- Williams 0.5%
- Brown 0.5%
- Agnes 0.5%
- Michael 0.5%
- Richard 0.4%
- Alex 0.4%
- Hopper 0.4%
- Frank 0.4%
- Frances 0.4%
- Ann 0.4%
- Gordon 0.4%
- Frederick 0.4%
- Herbert 0.4%
- Ronald 0.4%
- Joseph 0.4%
- Martha 0.4%
- Peter 0.4%
- Volkmann 0.4%
- Anna 0.3%
- Johnston 0.3%
- Isabella 0.3%
Balfour Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
Balfour may also be spelled Balfowr, Balfore, Balford, and Balfir.