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 ofBaldes, a short form of the personal name Balthasar (seeBaltazar).
- Variant spelling of EnglishBalls.