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Beller Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a bell founder or bell ringer from Middle English beller an agent derivative of Old English belle ‘bell’. Compare Bell German: habitational name for someone from any of several places called Bell in North Rhine-Westphalia or Bellen near Bremen. German: nickname for a quarreller from Middle High German bellen ‘to bicker quarrel’. German: from the ancient Germanic personal name Baldher (see Belter ). Hungarian (Bellér): variant of Böllér (see Boller ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Boller, Peller, Zeller, Weller, Heller, Geller, Feller, Biller

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Where is the Beller family from?

You can see how Beller families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Beller family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Beller families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 4 Beller families living in Arkansas. This was about 20% of all the recorded Beller's in USA. Arkansas had the highest population of Beller families in 1840.
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What did your Beller ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Beller. 16% of Beller men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Beller women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Beller were Carpenter and Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • 0
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Beller. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beller census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Beller. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Beller. For the veterans among your Beller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Beller lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Beller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Beller in 1947 was 43, and 71 in 2004.

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