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Blanton Family History

Blanton Name Meaning
English: unexplained; perhaps a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place. It has been suggested that it might be an altered form of Scottish Ballantine, but the distribution and variants (including Blanding) make it more probable that it is an altered form of a French original. pwh; Web.

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

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125,967 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
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Name Distribution of Blanton Families

  • Number of Blanton families
     174 - 346
     59 - 173
     1 - 58
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Blanton families
     31 - 60
     11 - 30
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Blanton last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Blanton Family Origin

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Blanton Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Blanton

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Blanton Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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