Bellew Family History

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Bellew Name Meaning

English and Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of the various places in northern France, such as Belleu (Aisne), named in Old French with bel ‘beautiful’ + l(i)eu ‘place’, or from Belleau (Meurthe-et-Moselle), which is named with Old French bel ‘lovely’ + ewe ‘water’ (Latin aqua), or from Bellou (Calvados), which is probably named with a Gaulish word meaning ‘watercress’. Compare French Beaulieu.

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


Similar surnames: Belle, Beller, Bullen, Zeller, Kellow, Belles, Sellen, Helle, Balle

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Bellew Family Origin

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Bellew Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Currier

    3%
  • Laborer

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bellew family was Laborer. The most common Bellew occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Bellew's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Currier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bellew.

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Bellew Life Expectancy

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