Belschner Family History

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Belschner Name Meaning

South German: variant of Bel(t)zner, an occupational name for a furrier, from an agent derivative of Middle High German bel(li)z ‘fur’, ‘pelt’ (see Beltz).

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


Similar surnames: Kelchner, Taschner, Mescher, Beisner, Kurschner, Kerscher, Blocher

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Belschner Family Origin

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Belschner Family Occupations

What did your Belschner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Belschner. 48% of Belschner men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Belschner women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Belschner were Operator and Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    48%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Painter
    10%
  • Operator
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    34%
  • Teacher
    34%
  • Operator
    34%

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

Belschner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Belschner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Belschner 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 199 immigration records available for the last name Belschner. 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 368 military records available for the last name Belschner. For the veterans among your Belschner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Belschner Life Expectancy

What is the average Belschner lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Belschner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Belschner in 1963 was 79, and 85 in 2004.

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