Belan Family History

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Belan Name Meaning

Croatian and Serbian: nickname for someone with white or very fair hair or a pale complexion, from bijel, beo ‘white’. Czech (Belán) and Slovak (Belán): nickname from Czech bílý , Slovak biely ‘white’, or derivative of the female personal name Bela (see Belin). French (Bélan): unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Belin, Balan, Bean, Pelan, Beran, Belman, Bielen, Malan, Belen, Behan

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Belan Family Origin

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Belan Family Occupations

What did your Belan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Belan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Belan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Belan family was Wagon Maker. Farmer, Keeps House and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Belan.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeps House

  • Tailor

  • Wagon Maker


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

Belan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Belan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Belan 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Belan. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 606 military records available for the last name Belan. For the veterans among your Belan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Belan Life Expectancy

What is the average Belan lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Belan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Belan in 1961 was 33, and 63 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Belan 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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