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Blessing Family History

Blessing Name Meaning
German: patronymic from a variant of the personal name Blasius.German: probably a habitational name from a place called Blessing or Bläsing.English or Irish: unexplained.

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

210,961 Historical Documents with Blessing on Ancestry.com
51,398 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,443 Military Records
2,591 Immigration Records
24,166 Census and Voter Lists
127,363 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Blessing Families

  • Number of Blessing families
     70 - 138
     24 - 69
     1 - 23
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Blessing families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Blessing families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Blessing census records

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Blessing Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Blessing families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Blessing Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Blessing

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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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Blessing Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Blessing census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Blessing ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Blessing Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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