Belyea Family History

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Belyea Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Bélier, a nickname from Old French belier ‘ram’. The nickname no doubt refers in many cases to sexual prowess, but since belier also means ‘battering ram’, it may sometimes have been applied to a man of powerful build. This name is now frequent in New England.

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

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Belyea Family Origin

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Belyea Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    25%
  • Retired Farmer

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Button Hole Maker

    6%

In 1880, the most common Belyea occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 25% of Belyea's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Retired Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Belyea. A less common occupation for the Belyea family was Button Hole Maker.

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Belyea Life Expectancy

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