Beller Family History

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Beller Name Meaning

English: occupational or topographic name, from a derivative of Bell 1. German: habitational name from any of several places so named in Westphalia. German: nickname from Middle High German bellen ‘to pinch’. German: from the Germanic personal name Baldher (see Belter). Hungarian (Bellér): variant of Böllér (see Boller).

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

Similar surnames: Boller, Peller, Zeller, Weller, Heller, Geller, Feller, Biller

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Beller Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Beller name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Beller. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • European Jewish


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Beller Family Origin

Where is the Beller family from?

Beller Family Occupations

What did your Beller ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Beller family was Painter. Coach Painter, Lodging House Keeper and Naturalist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beller. The most common Beller occupation in the UK was Coach Painter. 25% of Beller's were Coach Painters.

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  • Coach Painter

  • Lodging House Keeper

  • Naturalist

  • Painter


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

Beller Historical Records

What Beller family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Beller. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beller 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Beller. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Beller. For the veterans among your Beller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beller Life Expectancy

What is the average Beller lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Beller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Beller in 1947 was 43, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beller

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beller 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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