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Belen Family History

Belen Name Meaning
Spanish (Belén): from the personal name derived from the Biblical place name Bethlehem, birthplace of Jesus Christ.Jewish (Sephardic): adoption of the Spanish name.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

29,100 Historical Documents with Belen on Ancestry.com
17,970 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
653 Military Records
806 Immigration Records
6,836 Census and Voter Lists
2,835 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Belen Families

  • Number of Belen families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Belen families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Belen last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Belen census records

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Belen Family Origin

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Belen Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Belen

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Belen Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Belen census records

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Belen Civil War Service Records

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