Last name: BELLIS

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BELLIS : This last name is indexed 25,016 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BELLIS : 1: Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Elisedd ‘son of Elisedd’ (see Ellis).2: English: possibly also a nickname from bellis the regular form of bellows until the 16th century (see Bellows). The form bellis persisted generally until the 16th century and much later in various dialects.3: Italian: patronymic from the personal name Bello. It is formed with the Latin ablative plural suffix -is imparting the broader sense ‘belonging to of’ in this case ‘member of the Belli family’ (compare Belli). Compare also De Bellis.

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