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Bellis Name Meaning

Anglicized form of Welsh ap Elisedd ‘son of Elisedd’ (see Ellis). English: variant of Bellows, from an old form of the word, which persisted generally until the 16th century and much later in various dialects.

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


Similar surnames: Mellis, Ellis, Bellus, Bellin, Bullis, Nellis, Bellas, Fallis, Wells

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Bellis Family Origin

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Bellis Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Bellis occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 16% of Bellis's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Bellis family was Lead Miner. Coal Miner, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bellis.

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  • Coal Miner

    16%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Lead Miner

    2%

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Bellis Historical Records

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Bellis Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Bellis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Bellis in 1945 was 22, and 76 in 2004.

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