Ballou Surname History
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Ballou Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Ballou may be difficult to determine in cases which regional boundaries change over time, making the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Ballou may be difficult to determine based on whether the family name came in to being organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of family names that are based on a professional trade, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).
Ballou Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Ballou come may come from a craft, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". Some of these profession-based last names can be a profession in another language. Because of this it is important to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many western names like Ballou originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".
Ballou Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Ballou were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Ballou. Names like Ballou vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family branches, and eras over generations. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Ballou family name are important to understanding the history of the name.
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Ballou Family Tree
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- Mary Ballou
- Cynthia Sanborn Ballou 1808 - ?
- Nehemiah Ballou ? - 1789
- Jesse Ballou 1741 - 1800
- Lydia Ballou Gardner Hawkins 1640 - 1722
- Judith Chastain Ballou 1703 - 1773
- Phebe Ballou Smith
- Susanna Ballou 1739 - 1832
- Jemima Ballou 1740 - 1825
- Lucy Arnold Ballou 1785 - ?