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The ancestors of the Bellan family lived in the French province of Champagne. Bellan was a name for a person who lived in Champagne.

Bellan Early Origins



The surname Bellan was first found in Champagne.

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Bellan Spelling Variations


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Bellan Spelling Variations



The many different spellings of French surnames can be partially explained by the use of local dialects and by the influence of other languages during the early development of the French language. As a result of these linguistic and cultural influences, the name Bellan is distinguished by a number of regional variations. The many spelling variations of the name include Béland, Beland, Bellan, Béllan, Beslan and others.

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Bellan Early History


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Bellan Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bellan research. Another 82 words (6 lines of text) covering the year 1889 is included under the topic Early Bellan History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bellan Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bellan Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the family during this period was Henri-Ferdinand Bellan, a famous painter in Paris during the nineteenth century. Also prominent was Leopold Desire Bellan, the president of the municipal council of Paris who in 1889 founded a store of clothes, lace, and...

Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bellan 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



In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebe c. Migration was slow. The fur trade attracted migrants, both noble and commoner. By 1675, there were 7000 French in Quebec. By the same year the French Acadian presence in the Maritimes had reached 500. The French founded Lower Canada, thus becoming one of the two great founding nations of Canada. The family name Bellan has made many distinguished contributions in France and New France to the world of science, culture, religion, and education. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Bellan were

Bellan Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Andrea Bellan, aged 40, landed in New Orleans, La in 1847

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Bellan Family Crest Products


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Bellan Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    2. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Conrad, Glenn R. The First Families of Louisiana. Baton Rouge LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1970. Print.
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    11. ...

    The Bellan Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bellan 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 27 October 2010 at 13:18.

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