Belo Name Meaning

Portuguese: nickname for a handsome man (perhaps in some instances ironically for an ugly one), from belo ‘handsome’. Compare Spanish Bello.

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


Similar surnames: Bello, Bel, Velo, Beau, Bell, Beck, Gell, Melo, Belak, Belz

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Belo Family Origin

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Belo Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Commission Mercht.

    7%

In 1880, the most common Belo occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Belo's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Belo. A less common occupation for the Belo family was Commission Mercht..

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Belo Historical Records

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Belo Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Belo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Belo in 1946 was 37, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Belo

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