Family name origins & meanings
- English : occupational or topographic name, from a derivative of Bell 1.
- German : habitational name from any of several places so named in Westphalia.
- German : nickname from Middle High German bellen ‘to pinch’.
- German : from the Germanic personal name Baldher (see Belter).
- Hungarian (Bellér) : variant of Böllér (see Boller).