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Blackbourn Name Meaning

English (Lincolnshire): variant of Blackburn .

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


Similar surnames: Blackburn, Blackmon, Blackmun, Blackston, Blacksher, Claborn

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Where is the Blackbourn family from?

You can see how Blackbourn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Blackbourn family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Blackbourn families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 4 Blackbourn families living in Alabama. This was about 40% of all the recorded Blackbourn's in USA. Alabama and 1 other state had the highest population of Blackbourn families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Blackbourn surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Blackbourn ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Blackbourn. 25% of Blackbourn men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Blackbourn women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blackbourn were Salesman 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
    25%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Farm Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    20%
  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Housework
    20%
  • Housewife
    20%
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What Blackbourn family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Blackbourn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blackbourn 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 361 immigration records available for the last name Blackbourn. 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 660 military records available for the last name Blackbourn. For the veterans among your Blackbourn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Blackbourn lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Blackbourn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Blackbourn in 1961 was 55, and 77 in 2004.

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