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The surname Bellis is a name that was originally given to a near the outer wall of a feudal castle which is derived from the Old French word baille, which referred to such a structure.

Bellis Early Origins



The surname Bellis was first found in Colchester, where they had been granted lands about the year 1500. The name was originally spelt Bellis. Baile Hill is a man-made earth mound in York, England. It is thought to have been built in 1068 and played a part in William the Conqueror's conquest of York.

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Bellis Spelling Variations


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Bellis Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bayle, Bayles, Baile, Bailes, Bellis and others.

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Bellis Early History


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Bellis Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bellis research. Another 135 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bellis History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bellis Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bellis Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Bellis 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 were:

Bellis Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Edward Bellis, who setted in St. Christopher in 1635
  • Edward Bellis, who settled in St. Christopher in 1635
  • Edward Bellis, aged 21, who landed in St Christopher in 1635 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Bellis Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • William Bellis, who settled in America in 1730
  • John Bellis, who setted in America in 1774

Bellis Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Manuel Bellis, who setted in Philadelphia in 1820
  • Samuel Bellis, who arrived in Indiana in 1851
  • J. B. Bellis, who arrived in San Francisco in 1852
  • J. B. Bellis, who settled in San Francisco, California in 1852

Bellis Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Lazaros Bellis, who arrived in Boston in 1906

Bellis Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • James Bellis, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "The Stratheden" in 1850 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The STRATHEDEN 1850. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850Stratheden.htm
  • Edward Bellis, aged 25, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Dirigo" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Thursday 23rd November 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Dirigo 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/dirigo1854.shtml.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bellis (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bellis (post 1700)



  • Benjamin Neil Bellis (b. 1924), retired American Air Force Lieutenant General, Vice Commander in Chief, U.S. Air Forces in Europe
  • Richard Bellis (b. 1946), American Primetime Emmy Award winning composer from Pasadena, California
  • Joy Bellis, American Jazz Singer
  • Roger Bellis, American politician, Mayor of Hyattsville, Maryland, 1911-12
  • Joe Bellis, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Kansas 3rd District, 2004
  • George Alfred Bellis (1904-1969), Indian-born, English professional footballer
  • Alfred "Alf" Bellis (b. 1920), former English footballer
  • Guy Bellis (1886-1980), English actor
  • Scott Bellis, Canadian actor from Vancouver
  • Jonathan Bellis (b. 1988), Manx racing cyclist from Douglas
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The STRATHEDEN 1850. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850Stratheden.htm
  3. ^ South Australian Register Thursday 23rd November 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Dirigo 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/dirigo1854.shtml.

Other References

  1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  2. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  4. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  5. Library of Congress. American and English Genealogies in the Library of Congress. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1967. Print.
  6. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  8. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  9. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  10. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
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The Bellis Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bellis 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.

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