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Bladen Family History

Bladen Name Meaning
English: habitational name from Bladon in Oxfordshire or Blaydon in Tyne and Wear (formerly in County Durham). The first takes its name from a pre-English name (of uncertain origin and meaning) of the Evenlode river; the second is named with Old Norse blár ‘cold’ + Old English dun ‘hill’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Name Distribution of Bladen Families

  • Number of Bladen families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bladen families
     78 - 153
     27 - 77
     1 - 26
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Bladen families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Bladen Family Origin

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Bladen Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Bladen

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Bladen Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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