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Blankenship Family History

Blankenship Name Meaning
Northern English: variant of the English surname Blenkinsop, a habitational name from a place called Blenkinsopp in Northumberland.

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

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Name Distribution of Blankenship Families

  • Number of Blankenship families
     187 - 371
     63 - 186
     1 - 62
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Blankenship families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Blankenship last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Blankenship Family Origin

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Blankenship Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Blankenship

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Blankenship Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Blankenship census records

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Blankenship Civil War Service Records

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