Belleville Family History

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Belleville Name Meaning

French: habitational name from several places called Belleville (for example in Rhône and Meuse) or named with this word (for example Belleville sur Vie in Vendée), from Old French beu, bel ‘lovely’ + ville ‘settlement’, ‘domain’.

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

Similar surnames: Bonneville, Bellerive, Mandeville, Bellville, Bellefeuille, Melville

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Belleville Family Origin

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Belleville Family Occupations

What did your Belleville ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Clerk Clothing was the top reported job for people in the UK named Belleville. 50% of Belleville women worked as a Clerk Clothing

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Clerk Clothing
  • Cloth Room Attendant

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Belleville Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Belleville. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Belleville 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 573 immigration records available for the last name Belleville. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Belleville. For the veterans among your Belleville ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Belleville Life Expectancy

What is the average Belleville lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Belleville life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Belleville in 1957 was 24, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Belleville

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