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Belains Early Origins



The surname Belains was first found in Burgundy (French: Bourgogne), an administrative and historical region of east-central France, where the family has held a family seat since very early times.

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Belains Spelling Variations


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Belains Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Saint-Belin, Saint-Belins, Saint-Bellin, Bellin, Bellins, Belin, Belain, Belains, Belaine, Saint-Bellins, Saint-Belain, Saint-Belains, Saint-Bellain, Saint-Bellain, Saint-Belaine, Saint-Belaines, Saint-Bellaine, Saint-Bellaines, de Saint-Belin and many more.

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Belains Early History


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Belains Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Belains research. Another 391 words (28 lines of text) covering the years 1148, 1246, 1512, 1633, 1611 and 1677 are included under the topic Early Belains History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Belains Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Belains Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Belains Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Bellins settled in Virginia in 1653.

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Ex utroque fortis
Motto Translation: From both the strong


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
    2. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Belains Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Belains Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 8 November 2012 at 14:35.

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