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Origins of the Bellamy surname

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About the Bellamys

We have a total number of 47583 records for people with the last name Bellamy.

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Where do most Bellamys live?

In 1921, most Bellamys lived in Yorkshire.

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Interesting facts about Bellamys

How common is your surname?

941st most common surname in the UK

We have 43,100 records for the Bellamy surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

Who were Bellamys most likely to marry?

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Bellamys.

What are the most common Bellamy first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Bellamys

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Bellamys in 1921




Domestic Servant


General Servant Domestic


Living On Own Means


Common Male occupations for Bellamys in 1921
Agricultural Labourer




Farm Labourer


General Labourer




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