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Belich Name Meaning

Serbian and Croatian (Belic) or Slovenian Belic: nickname for a fair-skinned or fair-haired person, from Serbian beo, Croatian bijel, Slovenian bel ‘white’, ‘light’, ‘fair’, feminine bela. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name (Yiddish Belic or Belich) from a place called Belitsa in western Belarus.

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


Similar surnames: Yelich, Polich, Bloch, Bulick, Burich, Bobich, Milich, Redlich, Beich

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Where is the Belich family from?

You can see how Belich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Belich family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Belich families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 Belich families living in Missouri. This was 100% of all the recorded Belich's in the USA. Missouri had the highest population of Belich families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Belich surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Belich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Belich. 55% of Belich men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Belich women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Belich were Labor and New Worker.

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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

  • Laborer
    55%
  • Machinist
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
  • Labor
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    34%
  • Waitress
    23%
  • Housekeeper
    23%
  • New Worker
    23%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Belich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Belich 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 415 immigration records available for the last name Belich. 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 380 military records available for the last name Belich. For the veterans among your Belich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Belich lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Belich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Belich in 1953 was 61, and 72 in 2004.

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