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Origin and Meaning of Balin

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International Interest
  1. Genitive singular form of Bali.

Notable Persons Named Balin

Balin was born on July 21st, 1981.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Balin

Marty Balin is a psychedelic rock, folk rock, pop rock, soft rock, and acid rock musician and singer-songwriter. His most notable accomplishments were from 1964 to present. Marty was given the name Martyn Jerel Buchwald on January 30th, 1942 in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.


Ina Balin was a film, television, and stage actress. She was most active from 1958 to 1958. Ina was given the name Ina Rosenberg on November 12th, 1937 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. She died on June 20th, 1990.


She was most prominent from 1932 to 1932. Mireille was given the name Mireille Césarine Balin on July 20th, 1909 in Monte Carlo. She breathed her last breath on November 9th, 1968.


Vlast was born on October 23rd, 1950.


Flynn Balin is an athlete for the Toronto Awaba Stags FC.


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International Interest for Balin

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Popularity of Balin as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Balin U.S.
  White 79.13% 64.26%
  African American 5.60% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 8.91% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.05% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.31% 16.26%

Of Last Name Balin

People with the last name Balin are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Balin

  • How Popular is the name Balin? Balin is the 18,437th most popular name of all time. As a last name Balin was the 52,736th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Balin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 405 babies born with the first name Balin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Balin to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Balin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1992 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Balin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Balin is Monday, November 27th, 1911.
  • What year had the most people named Balin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Balin was in 2006 with a total of 37 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Balin: Your name in reverse order is Nilab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ianlb. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Balin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 393 people with the last name Balin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Balin? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Balin as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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