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Bellin Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places in northeastern Germany named Bellin. French: variant spelling of Belin. Welsh: Americanized form of Belyn, from the personal name of a shadowy Welsh hero who died in 627.

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


Similar surnames: Ballin, Berlin, Sellin, Belling, Belin, Yellin, Fellin, Helling

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Where is the Bellin family from?

You can see how Bellin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bellin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bellin families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Bellin families living in British Columbia. This was about 38% of all the recorded Bellin's in Canada. British Columbia and 1 other province had the highest population of Bellin families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bellin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bellin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bellin. 19% of Bellin men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Bellin women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bellin were Proprietor and Clerk.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Proprietor
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    18%
  • Waitress
    9%
  • Farm Labor
    9%
  • Clerk
    9%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bellin. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Bellin lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Bellin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Bellin in 1959 was 42, and 77 in 2004.

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