Bellemare Family History

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Bellemare Name Meaning

Altered spelling of French Bellemère, a metronymic meaning ‘mother-in-law’ or ‘step-mother’. As a surname, this may originally have been applied as a nickname.

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

Similar surnames: Bellemore, Bellmore, Belvedere, Belle, Bellerose, Bellar, Bealmear

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Bellemare Family Origin

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Bellemare Family Occupations

What did your Bellemare ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bellemare family was Farmers Son. Farmer, School and Scholar were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bellemare. The most common Bellemare occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Bellemare's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • School

  • Scholar

  • Farmers Son


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

Bellemare Historical Records

What Bellemare family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Bellemare. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bellemare 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 507 immigration records available for the last name Bellemare. 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 692 military records available for the last name Bellemare. For the veterans among your Bellemare ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bellemare Life Expectancy

What is the average Bellemare lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bellemare life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Bellemare in 1962 was 79, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bellemare

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bellemare 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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