Belen Name Meaning

Spanish (Belén): from the personal name derived from the Biblical place name Bethlehem, birthplace of Jesus Christ. Jewish (Sephardic): adoption of the Spanish name.

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

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Belen Family Origin

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Belen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Farm Work

    10%

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In 1880, the most common Belen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Belen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Belen family was Farm Work. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Belen.

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Belen Historical Records

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Belen Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Belen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Belen in 1959 was 33, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Belen

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