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Belmonte Name Meaning

Spanish Portuguese and Italian: habitational name from any of numerous places called Belmonte (‘beautiful mountain’) especially one in Portugal and another in Cuenca province Spain. Jewish (Sephardic): adoption of the Iberian surname (see 1 above) at the moment of conversion to Roman Catholicism. After the return to Judaism (generations later) some descendants retained the name their families used as Catholics.

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

Similar surnames: Belmontes, Belmont, Monte, Del Monte, Almonte, Bellante, Tramonte

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Where is the Belmonte family from?

You can see how Belmonte families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Belmonte family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Belmonte families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 8 Belmonte families living in Ontario. This was about 73% of all the recorded Belmonte's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Belmonte families in 1911.
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What did your Belmonte ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Belmonte. 100% of Belmonte men worked as a Labourer. .

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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

  • Labourer
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What is the average Belmonte lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Belmonte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Belmonte in 1960 was 63, and 76 in 2004.

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