Ball Surname History
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- Ball family history
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- Ball last name meaning & etymology
- Ball spelling & pronunciation
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Ball Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Ball may be complicated to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Ball may be in dispute depending on whether the surname originated naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that come from a craft, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk").
Ball Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Ball come may come from a profession, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these profession-based surnames might be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is good to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many western names like Ball come from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. In many cases these names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".
Ball Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Ball were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Ball. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Ball family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Surnames like Ball vary in their spelling as they travel across villages, family branches, and languages over generations.
Last names similar to BallBalla, Ballaam, Ballaantins, Ballaarat, Ballaart, Ballabain, Ballaban, Ballabani, Ballabar, Ballabas, Ballabauor, Ballabaw, Ballabda, Ballabe, Ballaben, Ballabena, Ballabene, Ballabeni, Ballabenz, Ballabey
Ball Family Tree
Here are a few of the Ball biographies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Balls
- May Etta Ball 1886 - ?
- Darius Ball 1793 - ?
- James A Ball 1820 - ?
- Nicholas G Ball 1870 - ?
- Sarah Ball Blake 1804 - ?
- Willis Ball Blake 1840 - ?
- Meta (McCracken) Ball
- Ethel Knight Ball 1890 - ?
- Clary Ball
- Thomas Ball