Balen Surname Origin
Belen, in the Cor. British, is the same as Melen, a mill. Bellyn, local, a town in Lower Saxony. Balaen, Welsh, steel, denoting strength and durability.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
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