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Type Surname
Usage Indian

Meaning & History

1 Indian (Gujarat and Bombay city): Parsi name, probably from Persian bālā ‘high’, ‘exalted’.

2 Indian (southern states): variant of Balan , particularly among speakers of Tamil and Malayalam who have migrated away from their home state. In India it is only a given name, but it has come to be used as a family name among South Indians in the U.S.

3 Polish: from a reduced form of the personal name Baltazar .

4 Hungarian: from a pet form of the personal name Balázs, a vernacular form of Blasius .
Added 12/15/2020 by IPeeOnApples