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Blea Family History

Blea Name Meaning
English (Midlands): unexplained; perhaps a variant of Bligh. Compare Blee. MTM, kh, 1881.Hispanic (Mexico): unexplained; perhaps a variant of Galician Brea.

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

22,733 Historical Documents with Blea on Ancestry.com
5,426 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,125 Military Records
169 Immigration Records
3,877 Census and Voter Lists
12,136 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Blea Families

  • Number of Blea families
     34 - 65
     12 - 33
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Blea families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Blea last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Blea census records

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Blea Family Origin

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Blea Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Blea

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Blea Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Blea census records

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Blea Civil War Service Records

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