Belger Family History

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Belger Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: from a Germanic personal name composed of bald ‘bold’ + gar, ger ‘spear’. German: habitational name from any of several places called Belgern, near Torgau and in Saxony. English: variant of Bolger.

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

Similar surnames: Beller, Belter, Berger, Bolger, Beaver, Belzer, Delger, Beger, Seeger

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Belger Family Origin

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Belger Family Occupations

What did your Belger ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cotton Twister, Dealer In Cast Off Clothes and Porter In Covent Garden were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Belger. A less common occupation for the Belger family was Printer. The most common Belger occupation in the UK was Cotton Twister. 20% of Belger's were Cotton Twisters.

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  • Cotton Twister

  • Dealer In Cast Off Clothes

  • Porter In Covent Garden

  • Printer


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

Belger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Belger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Belger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Belger

Passenger List

There are 824 immigration records available for the last name Belger. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Belger. For the veterans among your Belger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Belger Life Expectancy

What is the average Belger lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Belger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Belger in 1947 was 53, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Belger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Belger 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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