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Belleau Name Meaning

nickname from beau, bel ‘handsome’, ‘beautiful’ + the diminutive suffix -eau (from Latin ellu). habitational name from places so named in Aisne and Meurthe-et-Moselle; the latter is recorded as early as 1047 as Bella Aqua ‘lovely water’ (French beau, bel ‘lovely’ + eau ‘water’).

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


Similar surnames: Bellew, Belle, Bella, Beller, Boileau, Beau, Bellas, Belval, Bello

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Belleau Family Origin

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Belleau Family Occupations

What did your Belleau ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Belleau occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 16% of Belleau's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Belleau family was Going To School. Cultivateur, Journalier and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Belleau.

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  • Cultivateur

    16%
  • Journalier

    10%
  • School

    6%
  • Going To School

    4%

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

Belleau Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Belleau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Belleau 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 Belleau. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Belleau. For the veterans among your Belleau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Belleau Life Expectancy

What is the average Belleau lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Belleau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Belleau in 1957 was 37, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Belleau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Belleau 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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