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Belin Name Meaning

Czech (Bělín): either a nickname from a dialect derivative of Czech bílý ‘white’ or a derivative of the female personal name Běla (see Bela ). Croatian: cognate of Belan and Belina . Compare Bellin . French (also Bélin): nickname from a diminutive of bélier ‘ram’ borne by a ram in the medieval literary cycle Reynard the Fox (in French: Roman de Renart). French (also Bélin): from a pet form of personal names such as Robelin from Robert or Hubelin from Hubert or perhaps a pet form of a personal name based on Old French bel ‘beautiful’. Compare Bellin . Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Beylin (compare Balin ). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from Belin(y) in Belarus or Ukraine; compare Belinsky .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Belkin, Belan, Melin, Belman, Berlin, Belle, Bellin, Balkin, Helin

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You can see how Belin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Belin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Belin families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Belin families living in Ontario. This was about 54% of all the recorded Belin's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Belin families in 1911.
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What did your Belin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Belin. 100% of Belin men worked as a Cultivateur. .

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Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Cultivateur
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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Belin. For the veterans among your Belin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Belin lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Belin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Belin in 1946 was 21, and 63 in 2004.

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