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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • French : habitational name from several places called Belleville (for example in Rhône and Meuse) or named with this word (for example Belleville sur Vie in Vendée), from Old French beu, bel ‘lovely’ + ville ‘settlement’, ‘domain’.
  • A bearer of the name from Paris is documented in Quebec city in 1666.

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