The German state of Saxony
is the glorious birthplace of the distinguished surname Bellville. In the medieval era, the German lands were inhabited by a variety of Barbarian tribes. The ancient dukedom of Saxony
derived its name from the Germanic tribe name the Saxons
who inhabited the territory after the fall of theRoman Empire.
Early Origins of the Bellville family
The surname Bellville was first found in Saxony
, where the name Belleville was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.
Early History of the Bellville family
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Bellville Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Belleville, Bellville, Bellevill, Belville, Belvill and many more.
Early Notables of the Bellville family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bellville family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Francois Belleville settled in Louisiana in 1756; and other settlers who traveled to and established themselves along the eastern seaboard of the United States and in Canada during the 18th and 19th centuries..
Contemporary Notables of the name Bellville (post 1700)
- Robert C. Bellville, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1868
- Irel C. Bellville, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Little Rock, Arkansas, 1954-61 (acting, 1954)