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Belmano History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The ancestors of the Belmano family were part of an ancient Scottish tribe called the Picts. They lived in the old lands of Balmanno in Kincardine. The name is a topographic or local surname, which was given to a family who held a barony or lands, had houses, manors or estates in the area.

Early Origins of the Belmano family


The surname Belmano was first found in Kincardine, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Early History of the Belmano family


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Belmano Spelling Variations


In medieval Scotland, names were more often spelled according to sound than any regular set of rules. An enormous number of spelling variations were the result. Over the years, the name Belmano has been spelled Balmano, Belmano, Belmanno, Bolmano, Ballmanno and many more.

Early Notables of the Belmano family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Belmano family to the New World and Oceana


In such difficult times, Ireland, Australia, and North America looked like better homes for many Scots. The trips were expensive and grueling, but also rewarding, as the colonies were havens for those unwelcome in the old country. That legacy did not die easily, though, and many were forced to fight for their freedom in the American War of Independence. The Scottish legacy has resurface in more recent times, though, through Clan societies, highland games, and other organizations. Immigration and passenger lists have shown many early immigrants bearing the old Scottish name of Belmano:

Belmano Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • William Belmano, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1856

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