First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Balam

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Alt. Meaning

B is for busy, your never idle life.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

L is for love, your love of life!

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

M is for melody, the song of life.

Notable Persons Named Balam

Balam Acab is an electronic music musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 2010 to present. Balam was given the name Alec Koone .


Notable Persons With the Last Name Balam





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Popularity of Balam as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Balam U.S.
  White 17.59% 64.26%
  African American 20.14% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.47% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 58.33% 16.26%

Of Last Name Balam

People with the last name Balam are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Balam

  • How Popular is the name Balam? Balam is the 56,330th most popular name of all time. As a last name Balam was the 48,800th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Balam have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 28 babies born with the first name Balam in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Balam? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1993 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Balam first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Balam is Sunday, November 5th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Balam born? The highest recorded use of the first name Balam was in 2007 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Random Balam Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Balam is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Balam: Your name in reverse order is Malab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ambla. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Balam? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 432 people with the last name Balam.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Balam? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Balam as their last name since less than 1 person in 667k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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