Belleville Family History

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Belleville Name Meaning

French: habitational name from several places called Belleville (for example in Rhône and Meuse) or named with this word (for example Belleville sur Vie in Vendée), from Old French beu, bel ‘lovely’ + ville ‘settlement’, ‘domain’.

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


Similar surnames: Bonneville, Bellerive, Mandeville, Bellville, Bellefeuille, Melville

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Belleville Family Origin

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Belleville Family Occupations

What did your Belleville ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Belleville occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Belleville's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Belleville family was Broom Maker. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Belleville.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Broom Maker

    6%

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

Belleville Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Belleville Life Expectancy

What is the average Belleville lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Belleville life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Belleville in 1957 was 24, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Belleville

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Belleville 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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