Spelling variations of this family name include: Bell, Belle and others.
First found in Dumfriesshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest in 1066.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: George Bell, who came to Virginia in 1638; James Bell, who settled in the Barbados in 1635; John Bell who settled in Virginia in 1638; Alexander Bell who settled in Virginia in 1654.
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