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Belles Name Meaning

Spanish, Galician, and Catalan: either from a place of this name (in A Coruña province, Galicia), or from a Catalan descriptive nickname meaning ‘beauties’.

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


Similar surnames: Balles, Belle, Bello, Bellew, Balle, Beller, Bellas, Dellis, Balmes

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Belles Family Origin

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Belles Family Occupations

What did your Belles ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Belles. The most common Belles occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Belles's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Belles family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

Belles Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Belles Life Expectancy

What is the average Belles lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Belles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Belles in 1948 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Belles

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Belles 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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