Last name origins & meanings:

  1. Spanish (Mexico): unexplained.
  2. Variant of French Baland, Balland, possibly a nickname from balland ‘dancer’.
  3. Czech (Balán): from a reduced and altered form of the personal name Baltazar.
  4. Romanian: descriptive nickname from Romanian bǎlan ‘blond’.
  5. Indian (Kerala, Tamil Nadu): Indian (Kerala, Tamil Nadu): Hindu name from Sanskrit bāla ‘child’ + the Tamil-Malayalam third-person masculine singular suffix -n. This is only a given name in India, but has come to be used as a family name in the U.S.
  6. A Balan with the secondary surname Lacombe is documented in Beaumont, Quebec, in 1699.
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