Belser Family History

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Belser Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Belsen in Württemberg.

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


Similar surnames: Balser, Belzer, Welser, Belter, Beller, Felser, Belger, Besser

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Belser Family Origin

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Belser Family Occupations

What did your Belser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Belser. 35% of Belser men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Belser women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Belser were Farmer and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    35%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Teacher
    6%
  • Farmer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    17%
  • Maid
    17%
  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Cook
    11%

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

Belser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Belser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Belser 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 890 immigration records available for the last name Belser. 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 Belser. For the veterans among your Belser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Belser Life Expectancy

What is the average Belser lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Belser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Belser in 1945 was 50, and 71 in 2004.

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