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Blakeslee Family History

Blakeslee Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place in Northamptonshire named Blakesley, from an Old English personal name Blæcwulf + leah ‘woodland clearing’, ‘glade’.

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

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Name Distribution of Blakeslee Families

  • Number of Blakeslee families
     46 - 90
     16 - 45
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Blakeslee Family Origin

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Blakeslee Immigration Information

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Blakeslee Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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