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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ballew

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  • A submission from North Carolina, United States says the name Ballew means "Beautiful water or clear water" and is of English origin.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ballew

Chris Ballew is an alternative rock, post-grunge, power pop, grunge, and pop punk musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1986 to present. Chris was given the name Christopher Ballew on May 28th, 1965.


Smith Ballew was a popular music, jazz, country music, and western (genre) vocalist, musician, orchestra leader, film actor, singing, orchestra, and actor. He plays Vocals. He was most active from 1930 to 1930. Smith was given the name Sykes Ballew on January 21st, 1902 in Palestine, Texas. Smith is also known as Ballew and Sykes. He left this life on May 2nd, 1984.


Brady Ballew is a soccer player for the Tulsa Roughnecks FC, Seattle Redhawks, and Puget Sound Gunners FC. Brady was born on July 3rd, 1992 in Everett, Washington, United States.


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Popularity of Ballew as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ballew U.S.
  White 88.62% 64.26%
  African American 4.34% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.62% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.62% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.16% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.63% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ballew

People with the last name Ballew are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Ballew

  • How Popular is the name Ballew? As a last name Ballew was the 4,514th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Ballew? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Ballew was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Ballew: Your name in reverse order is Wellab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ewball. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ballew? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 7,857 people with the last name Ballew.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ballew? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Ballew as their last name.

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Past life for Ballew born Aug 13, 1935

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Spain approximately on 1350. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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