Belschner Family History

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Belschner Name Meaning

South German: variant of Bel(t)zner, an occupational name for a furrier, from an agent derivative of Middle High German bel(li)z ‘fur’, ‘pelt’ (see Beltz).

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


Similar surnames: Kelchner, Taschner, Mescher, Beisner, Kurschner, Kerscher, Blocher

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Belschner Family Origin

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Belschner Family Occupations

What did your Belschner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Belschner family was Saloon Keeper. Farmer, Brewer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Belschner. The most common Belschner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Belschner's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Brewer

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Saloon Keeper

    17%

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

Belschner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Belschner Life Expectancy

What is the average Belschner lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Belschner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Belschner in 1963 was 79, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Belschner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Belschner 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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