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Belmont Name Meaning

French and English (of Norman origin): variant of Beaumont . Catalan: habitational name from the placename Bellmont ‘beautiful mountain’. Compare Spanish Belmonte .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Belmonte, Delmont, Beaumont, Kelman, Bello, Belmontes, Bement, Lemont

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Where is the Belmont family from?

You can see how Belmont families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Belmont family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Belmont families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 15 Belmont families living in Quebec. This was about 38% of all the recorded Belmont's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Belmont families in 1911.
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What did your Belmont ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Belmont. 73% of Belmont men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Trapper
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Belmont. 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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There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Belmont. For the veterans among your Belmont ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Belmont lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Belmont life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Belmont in 1946 was 38, and 72 in 2004.

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