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Bellamy Name Meaning

English and Irish (of Norman origin), French: literal or ironic nickname meaning ‘fine friend’, from French beau ‘fair’, ‘handsome’ (bel before a vowel) + ami ‘friend’.

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


Similar surnames: Belle, Bellack, Bellas, Bellomo, Bellet, Bellar, Bellard, Belka

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Bellamy Family Origin

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Bellamy Family Occupations

What did your Bellamy ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bellamy family was Son. The most common Bellamy occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Bellamy's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and School Teacher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bellamy.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • School Teacher

    4%
  • Son

    4%

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

Bellamy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bellamy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bellamy 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bellamy. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

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

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Bellamy Life Expectancy

What is the average Bellamy lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Bellamy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Bellamy in 1940 was 37, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bellamy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bellamy 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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