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Bell Genealogy & History

Bell is an English and Scottish name that can also be found in France. It can be occupational, deriving from Old English "belle", meaning "bell" and signifying a bell-ringer; it may be locational for someone living near a bell; or it can even be descriptive, derived from the medieval English/Scottish given name/nickname "Bel", derived from Old French "beu"/"bel", meaning "handsome". English Bell family history dates back long before the Norman Conquest to Dumfriesshire, where they held a family seat (feudal manor), with a 1086 record for Ailuuardus filius Bell in Suffolk. American Bell genealogy includes emigration to Virginia in 1638.


Bell Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Earl Bell-- --, 1918October 7,2001KY
B Elizabet Bell-- --, 1915January ,1987TN
C Beatrice Bell-- --, 1911August 26,1989NJ
D Aleeta Bell-- --, 1924July 14,2010NY

Bell Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Eugene Bell-- --, 1930January 8,1998Vincennes,IN
Fred Bell-- --, 1941May 15,1988Chicago,IL
G Erick Bell-- --, 1926January ,1991Wilson,NC
H Craig Bell-- --, 1911February 26,2002North Wales,PA

Bell Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Clyde BellErnistine BobbittSeptember 30,1938Wake, NC
David BellJuanita TaylorDecember 19,1970Wake, NC
Earl BellNorma WinstonSeptember 8,1934Wake, NC
James BellEloise WeatherspoonMarch 28,1931Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Bell

62nd: Sullivan63rd: Bennett
64th: Myers65th: Gray
66th: Hughes67th: Howard
68th: Long69th: Watson
70th: Ross71st: Richardson

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