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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Hungarian (Balás) : from a form of the personal name Balázs (see Balazs).
  • Polish; Czech and Slovak (Baláš); and Croatian (northern and eastern Croatia; Balaš and Balas) : either from a reduced form of the personal name Baltazar or from Slavic forms of the Hungarian personal name Balázs (see Balazs).

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