Belo Family History

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Belo Name Meaning

Portuguese: nickname for a handsome man (perhaps in some instances ironically for an ugly one), from belo ‘handsome’. Compare Spanish Bello.

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

Similar surnames: Bello, Bel, Velo, Beau, Bell, Beck, Gell, Melo, Belak, Belz

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Belo Family Origin

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Belo Family Occupations

What did your Belo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Belo. 67% of Belo men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Enameler

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Belo Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Belo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Belo 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 775 immigration records available for the last name Belo. 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 Belo. For the veterans among your Belo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Belo Life Expectancy

What is the average Belo lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Belo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Belo in 1946 was 37, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Belo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Belo ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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