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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shivaree, chivaree, charivari, callithump, callathump, bellingnoun

    a noisy mock serenade (made by banging pans and kettles) to a newly married couple

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Bellingnoun

    A hunting term, spoken of a roe, when she makes a noise in rutting time. Dict.


  1. Belling

    Belling is a surname.


  1. belling

    Belling generally refers to the act of making or fitting a bell or a bell like shape to something. Another interpretation, in context of hunting, refers to the action in which certain animals, especially deer or hounds, make a deep prolonged resonant sound.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Belling

    of Bell

  2. Bellingnoun

    a bellowing, as of a deer in rutting time

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Belling is ranked #34314 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Belling surname appeared 661 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Belling.

    93.9% or 621 total occurrences were White.
    1.6% or 11 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.3% or 9 total occurrences were Black.
    1% or 7 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    1% or 7 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.9% or 6 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of belling in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of belling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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    a defeat in which the losing person or team fails to score
    A jab
    B recital
    C whitewash
    D vigorish

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