Ballam Surname History
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- Ballam last name meaning & etymology
- Ballam spelling & pronunciation
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Ballam Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Ballam is often very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Ballam may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname came in to being organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on a profession, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).
Ballam Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Ballam come may come from a craft, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these profession-based surnames might be a profession in another language. This is why it is good to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many names like Ballam come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so on. In many cases these family names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".
Ballam Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Ballam were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Ballam. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Ballam name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Family names like Ballam change in how they're spelled as they travel across communities, family unions, and countries across time.
Last names similar to BallamBallamail, Ballaman, Ballamann, Ballamey, Ballamis, Ballamit, Ballamo, Ballamore, Ballamotis, Ballamut, Ballamuth, Ballamy, Ballan, Ballana, Ballanall, Ballanasa, Ballanat, Ballanatine, Ballanay, Ballanby
Ballam Family Tree
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- William Ballam
- John Ballam 1896 - 1970
- Frederick G Ballam 1905 - 1996
- Richard J Ballam 1925 - 1997
- Edward P Ballam 1928 - 2000
- Robert Ballam 1927 - 1986
- Alice May Ballam 1928 - 2007
- Carolyn A Ballam 1936 - 1999
- Dorothy M Ballam 1939 - 2007
- Carlton Ballam 1940 - 1968