When William Pruett Ballard was born on 27 January 1822, in Brown Township, Morgan, Indiana, United States, his father, Stephen Ballard, was 28 and his mother, Olive Sumner, was 31. He died before 1870, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 47.
English: from Middle English ballard ‘bald-headed man’ (compare Bald 3).
French: from the ancient Germanic personal name Balhard, composed of the elements bal, presumably meaning ‘torment, spitefulness’, and hard ‘hard, strong’. Compare Ballor .
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