Meaning and Origin of: Ballon

Family name origins & meanings

  • Spanish : of uncertain origin. Theoretically it could be a variant of vallón, from valle ‘valley’, but neither form is attested as a vocabulary word or as a place name element. Alternatively, it could be a Castilian spelling of Catalan Batlló, Balló, nicknames from diminutives of batlle ‘dancing’.
  • English : variant spelling of Balon.