Bellow Family History

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Bellow Name Meaning

English: variant of Bellew. English: metonymic occupational name for a bellows maker or someone who pumped the bellows, for example for a blacksmith or for a church organ, from Middle English beli. Until the early 15th century the term was normally used in the singular. Variant spelling of Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) and Russian Beloff.

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

Similar surnames: Below, Pellow, Bellows, Kellow, Billow, Bello, Bellar, Bollom, Callow

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Bellow Family Origin

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Bellow Family Occupations

What did your Bellow ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bellow occupation in Canada was Servant. 50% of Bellow's were Servants. Servant and Law Student were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bellow. A less common occupation for the Bellow family was Steamboat Agent.

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  • Servant

  • Law Student

  • Steamboat Agent


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Bellow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Bellow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bellow 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 922 immigration records available for the last name Bellow. 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 Bellow. For the veterans among your Bellow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bellow Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Bellow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bellow in 1951 was 29, and 73 in 2004.

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