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Belman Surname Meaning

Spanish: unexplained. This surname is most common in Mexico. Americanized form of German Bellmann (see Bellman ). English: variant of 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 2nd edition, 2022


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

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Where is the Belman family from?

You can see how Belman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Belman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Belman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 10 Belman families living in Cornwall. This was about 26% of all the recorded Belman's in United Kingdom. Cornwall and 1 other county had the highest population of Belman families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Belman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Belman ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Belman. 100% of Belman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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