Belval Family History

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Belval Name Meaning

French: habitational name from any of various places called Belval (‘beautiful valley’), as for example in Ardennes, Manche, and Vosges.

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

Similar surnames: Beal, Bell, Belleau, Belman, Belka, Bella, Benac, Kell, Belveal

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Belval Family Origin

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Belval Family Occupations

What did your Belval ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Belval occupation in Canada was Farmer. 27% of Belval's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Belval family was Journalier. Farmer, Cult. and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Belval.

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  • Farmer

  • Cult.

  • Going To School

  • Journalier


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

Belval Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Belval. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Belval 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 177 immigration records available for the last name Belval. 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 203 military records available for the last name Belval. For the veterans among your Belval ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Belval Life Expectancy

What is the average Belval lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Belval life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Belval in 1966 was 61, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Belval

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Belval 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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