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Bellar Name Meaning

from French bélier ‘ram’, hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble a ram in some way or possibly a metonymic occupational name for a shepherd. variant spelling of Beller.

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


Similar surnames: Beller, Teller, Bellas, Besler, Bellard, Belka, Pillar, Ballas, Bello

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Bellar Family Origin

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Bellar Family Occupations

What did your Bellar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bellar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Bellar's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bellar family was Carpenter. Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bellar.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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

Bellar Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bellar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bellar 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 Bellar. 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 Bellar. For the veterans among your Bellar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bellar Life Expectancy

What is the average Bellar lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Bellar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bellar in 1947 was 52, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bellar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bellar 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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