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Origins and History

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"BALLOCH, BALLACH. From Balloch in Bonhill parish, Dumbartonshire. Donald Balloch appears as a witness, 1476 (RMS., n). Robert Balloch was messenger in Edinburgh, 1598 (Edinb. Marr.). William Balloche in Muirhead of Touchgonne, parish of St. Ninians, and William Belloch in the parish of Alloway (Alloa), appear in 1676 (Stirling). There was a family of Balloch in the Marnoch district in the end of the eighteenth century. The name appears in the sixteenth century as Bello, Belloch, and Bellocht (Rent. Dunk.), and later it became fixed as BULLOCH, q.v. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)

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