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Blaine Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant of Blain .

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


Similar surnames: Bline, Blain, Blane, Laine, Baine, Blaize, Lain, Bayne, Mclaine

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Where is the Blaine family from?

You can see how Blaine families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Blaine family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Blaine families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 4 Blaine families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 44% of all the recorded Blaine's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Blaine families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Blaine surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Blaine ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Blaine. 19% of Blaine men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Blaine women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blaine were Truck Driver and Housewife. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    3%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Maid
    7%
  • Housewife
    7%
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Census Records

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Blaine. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blaine census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Blaine. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Blaine. For the veterans among your Blaine ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Blaine lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Blaine life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Blaine in 1946 was 37, and 76 in 2004.

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