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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Bellan

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  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Bellan means "Wonderer" and is of Kurdish origin.

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From Proto-Germanic *bellaną.

Notable Persons Named Bellan

Bellan Roos was an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1933 to 1979. Bellan was born on May 25th, 1901 in Nynäshamn. She breathed her last breath on April 8th, 1990.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Bellan

Steve Bellán was a baseball player. Steve was born on October 1st, 1849 in Havana. He breathed his last breath on August 8th, 1932.


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Popularity of Bellan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bellan U.S.
  White 91.86% 64.26%
  African American 2.04% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.04% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.04% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bellan

People with the last name Bellan are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Bellan

  • How Popular is the name Bellan? As a last name Bellan was the 52,736th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Bellan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Bellan is Sunday, December 10th, 1893.
  • How unique is the name Bellan? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Bellan. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Bellan: Your name in reverse order is Nalleb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Llnbae. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bellan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 393 people with the last name Bellan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bellan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Bellan as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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