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Origins of the Balley surname

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About the Balleys

We have a total number of 2132 records for people with the last name Balley.

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Where do most Balleys live?

In 1921, most Balleys lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Balleys

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 1,730 records for the Balley surname. The oldest one dates back to 1850.

Who were Balleys most likely to marry?

Bailey Or Baily Or Balleys



Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Balleys.

What are the most common Balley first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Balleys

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Balleys in 1921




General Servant




House Keeper


Common Male occupations for Balleys in 1921


Agricultural Labourer


Coal Miner




Barristers Clerk


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