Bellan Family History

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Bellan Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of Belan, Beland, or Belland.

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


Similar surnames: Belman, Bean, Bellar, Belland, Bella, Bellman, Boelman, Bullman

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Bellan Family Origin

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Bellan Family Occupations

What did your Bellan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bellan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Bellan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bellan family was Horse Shoer. Farmer, Coal Miner and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bellan.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Coal Miner

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Horse Shoer

    17%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bellan ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bellan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bellan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bellan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bellan. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bellan. For the veterans among your Bellan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bellan Life Expectancy

What is the average Bellan lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Bellan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bellan in 1960 was 59, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bellan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bellan ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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