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Belong History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The name Belong was brought to England by the Normans when they conquered the country in 1066. The ancestors of the Belong family lived in Nottingham in the midlands of England. However, the family was originally descended from the Bellengers, the Knights of Facomberg in Picardy, France and the name has been corrupted from the name of the French Boulanger family, who were chevaliers (knights) of Hainaut and Flanders.

Early Origins of the Belong family


The surname Belong was first found in Nottingham in the midlands of England where they held a family seat from very early times, and granted large estates in that shire, by William the Conqueror, their liege lord.

Early History of the Belong family


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Belong Spelling Variations


The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries. For that reason, spelling variations are common among many Anglo-Norman names. The shape of the English language was frequently changed with the introduction of elements of Norman French, Latin, and other European languages; even the spelling of literate people's names were subsequently modified. Belong has been recorded under many different variations, including Ballenger, Ballinger, Bellinger, Bellenger and others.

Early Notables of the Belong family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Belong family to Ireland


Some of the Belong family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 41 words (3 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Belong family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Belong Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • John Belong, who landed in Canada in 1830

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