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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Indian (Panjab) : Sikh name based on the name of a Jat tribe, from Sanskrit bala ‘strength’.
  • Polish : from a reduced form of the personal name Baltazar.
  • French : from a short form of a personal name of Germanic origin formed with bald ‘bold’ as the first element.

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