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Bellinger Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): dissimilated form of Berringer . Compare Benninger . German: habitational name for someone from a place called Belling or Bellingen (see Belling ). It is also found in France (Lorraine). Americanized form of French Bélanger (see Belanger ) or of its variant Bellanger . Compare Ballinger 2 and Bellenger

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Hellinger, Bullinger, Bollinger, Dellinger, Ballinger, Sellinger

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Where is the Bellinger family from?

You can see how Bellinger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bellinger family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bellinger families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 77 Bellinger families living in New York. This was about 77% of all the recorded Bellinger's in USA. New York had the highest population of Bellinger families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bellinger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bellinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bellinger. 20% of Bellinger men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Bellinger women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bellinger were Salesman and Farm Laborer. .

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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

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Truck Driver
    5%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    14%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Teacher
    9%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%
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Census Records

There are 48,000 census records available for the last name Bellinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bellinger 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Bellinger. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Bellinger. For the veterans among your Bellinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bellinger lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Bellinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Bellinger in 1947 was 42, and 74 in 2004.

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