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 1880, the most common Belser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Belser's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Dress Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Belser. A less common occupation for the Belser family was House Keeper.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Dress Maker

    4%
  • House Keeper

    4%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Belser ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Belser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 642 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Belser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Belser 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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