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Blayney Name Meaning

Irish and Welsh (Montgomeryshire): variant of Blaney .

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


Similar surnames: Blaney, Blane, Blaydes, Bayne, Blakney, Layne, Bayley, Slaney, Baynes

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Where is the Blayney family from?

You can see how Blayney families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Blayney family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Blayney families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Blayney family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Blayney's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Blayney families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Blayney surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Blayney ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Blayney. 25% of Blayney men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Blayney women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blayney were Truck Driver and House Wife. .

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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

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Salesman
    16%
  • Truck Driver
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    19%
  • Clerk
    16%
  • Stenographer
    16%
  • House Wife
    10%
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Blayney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blayney 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Blayney. 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 971 military records available for the last name Blayney. For the veterans among your Blayney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Blayney lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Blayney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Blayney in 1960 was 68, and 84 in 2004.

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