Belland Family History

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Belland Name Meaning

French: probably a variant of Breland. Norwegian: habitational name from any of the farmsteads in Agder so named, from an unexplained first element + land ‘land’.

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

Similar surnames: Berland, Helland, Felland, Selland, Bjelland, Calland, Yelland

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Belland Family Origin

Where is the Belland family from?

Belland Family Occupations

What did your Belland ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Belland occupation in Canada was Farmer. 24% of Belland's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Belland family was Day Lab. Farmer, Going To School and Cultivateur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Belland.

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  • Farmer

  • Going To School

  • Cultivateur

  • Day Lab


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

Belland Historical Records

What Belland family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Belland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Belland 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 924 immigration records available for the last name Belland. 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 726 military records available for the last name Belland. For the veterans among your Belland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Belland Life Expectancy

What is the average Belland lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Belland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Belland in 1951 was 56, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Belland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Belland 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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