Belan Name Meaning

Croatian and Serbian: nickname for someone with white or very fair hair or a pale complexion, from bijel, beo ‘white’. Czech (Belán) and Slovak (Belán): nickname from Czech bílý , Slovak biely ‘white’, or derivative of the female personal name Bela (see Belin). French (Bélan): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Belin, Balan, Bean, Pelan, Beran, Belman, Bielen, Malan, Belen, Behan

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Belan Family Origin

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Belan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeps House

    17%
  • Tailor

    17%
  • Wagon Maker

    17%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Belan family was Wagon Maker. Farmer, Keeps House and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Belan. The most common Belan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Belan's were Farmers.

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Belan Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Belan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Belan in 1961 was 33, and 63 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Belan

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