Bellman Family History

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Bellman Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a bell ringer, in particular one whose duty was to make public announcements, after ringing a bell to attract attention. Compare Bell. Americanized or Swedish spelling of German Bellmann, a North German habitational name from Belle in Westphalia, Bell in the Rhineland, or Bellen near Bremen.

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

Similar surnames: Billman, Sellman, Belman, Wellman, Fellman, Ballman, Beilman, Mellman

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Bellman Family Origin

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Bellman Family Occupations

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

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Plasterer

  • Bricklayer


In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bellman family was Bricklayer. Farmer, Laborer and Plasterer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bellman. The most common Bellman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Bellman's were Farmers.

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Bellman Life Expectancy

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