Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name was given to a person who was a bell-founder or a bellringer. The surname Belier is derived from the Old English word belle, which means bell.
Early Origins of the Belier family
Cambridgeshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times. The parish of Kirby Bellars in Leicestershire takes its name from the foundation of a college there in 1359 during the reign of Edward II. CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
Early History of the Belier family
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Belier Spelling Variations
spelling variations were common, even among the names of the most literate people. Known variations of the Belier family name include Beller, Bellere, Bellier, Biller, Billere, Billier, Billers and many more.
Early Notables of the Belier family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Belier family to the New World and Oceana
For political, religious, and economic reasons, thousands of English families boarded ships for Ireland, the Canadas, the America colonies, and many of smaller tropical colonies in the hope of finding better lives abroad. Although the passage on the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving, those families that survived the trip often went on to make valuable contributions to those new societies to which they arrived. Investigation of the origins of family names on the North American continent has revealed that early immigrants bearing the name Belier or a variant listed above:
Belier Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
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