Belman Family History

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Belman Name Meaning

Hispanic (Mexico): unexplained. Altered spelling of German Bellmann (see Bellman). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Beyle meaning ‘beautiful’ (related to French belle) + Yiddish man ‘husband’.

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

Similar surnames: Selman, Helman, Berman, Elman, Kelman, Abelman, Belan, Bellman

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Belman Family Origin

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Belman Family Occupations

What did your Belman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Head Shepherd and Pawnbroker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Belman. The most common Belman occupation in the UK was Head Shepherd. 50% of Belman's were Head Shepherds.

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  • Head Shepherd

  • Pawnbroker


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

Belman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Belman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Belman 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 905 immigration records available for the last name Belman. 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 370 military records available for the last name Belman. For the veterans among your Belman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Belman Life Expectancy

What is the average Belman lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Belman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Belman in 1943 was 64, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Belman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Belman 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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