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Bellis Name Meaning

Anglicized form of Welsh ap Elisedd ‘son of Elisedd’ (see Ellis). English: variant of Bellows, from an old form of the word, which persisted generally until the 16th century and much later in various dialects.

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


Similar surnames: Mellis, Ellis, Bellus, Bellin, Bullis, Nellis, Bellas, Fallis, Wells

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Bellis Family Origin

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Bellis Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Painter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bellis. The most common Bellis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Bellis's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bellis family was Painter.

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Bellis Life Expectancy

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