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Origins of the Bellringer surname

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About the Bellringers

We have a total number of 2176 records for people with the last name Bellringer.

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Where do most Bellringers live?

In 1921, most Bellringers lived in South West.

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Interesting facts about Bellringers

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 1,990 records for the Bellringer surname. The oldest one dates back to 1850.

Who were Bellringers most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Bellringer first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary

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Common jobs for Bellringers

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

Common Female occupations for Bellringers in 1921


Dress Maker


Living On Own Means




Cook Domestic


Common Male occupations for Bellringers in 1921


Agricultural Labourer


Farm Labourer




General Labourer


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