Last name: BELT

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BELT : This last name is indexed 67,484 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

BELT : 1: English and North German: metonymic occupational name for a leather belt or strap maker or a nickname for someone who wore a distinctive belt from Middle English belt ‘belt girdle’ (Old English belt) Middle Low German balt.2: German: from a short form of the ancient Germanic personal name Baldher (see Belter).3: North German: habitational name from a place called Beelte (see Belter 2).4: Dutch (also Van den Belt): topographic name from belt ‘low hill’.

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