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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Catalan : habitational name from El Vallès, a Catalan district in Barcelona province, Catalonia.
  • Spanish : habitational name from one of the places named Valles, from the plural of valle ‘valley’.
  • German : from a variant of Baldes, a short form of the personal name Balthasar (see Baltazar).
  • Variant spelling of English Balls.

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