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Blank Family History

Blank Name Meaning
Dutch and German: nickname for a man with white or fair hair or a pale complexion, from Middle Low, Middle High German blanc ‘bright’, ‘shining’, ‘white’, ‘beautiful’, Middle Dutch blank ‘fair’, ‘white’.Variant spelling of the English and Jewish (Ashkenazic) cognate Blanc or the German cognate Blanck.

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

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107,199 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
16,787 Military Records
15,369 Immigration Records
79,003 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Blank Families

  • Number of Blank families
     211 - 420
     71 - 210
     1 - 70
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Blank families
     63 - 124
     22 - 62
     1 - 21
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Blank families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Blank Family Origin

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Blank Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Blank families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Blank

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Blank Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Blank census records

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Blank Civil War Service Records

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