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Bledsoe Family History

Bledsoe Name Meaning
English: habitational name from a place in Gloucestershire named Bledisloe, from the Old English personal name Blið (a byname meaning ‘cheerful’) + Old English hlaw ‘mound’, ‘tumulus’.

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

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86,646 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
14,813 Military Records
1,193 Immigration Records
49,637 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Bledsoe Families

  • Number of Bledsoe families
     110 - 218
     37 - 109
     1 - 36
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bledsoe families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Bledsoe last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Bledsoe Family Origin

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Bledsoe Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Bledsoe

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Bledsoe Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Bledsoe Civil War Service Records

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