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Blight Family History

Blight Name Meaning
Irish or English: variant of Bligh.

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

150,253 Historical Documents with Blight on Ancestry.com
32,235 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,818 Military Records
3,579 Immigration Records
31,783 Census and Voter Lists
80,838 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Blight Families

  • Number of Blight families
     16 - 29
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Blight families
     240 - 477
     81 - 239
     1 - 80
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Blight families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Blight census records

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Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

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Blight 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 Blight 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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Blight Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Blight 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 Blight

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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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Blight Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Blight census records

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

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

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Blight 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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