Origins Available: French, Italian
Champagne. Bellan was a name for a person who lived in Champagne.
Early Origins of the Bellan family
Early History of the Bellan family
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Bellan Spelling Variations
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.
Early Notables of the Bellan family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bellan family to the New World and Oceana
In 1643, 109 years after the first landings by Cartier, there were only about 300 people in Quebec. 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
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