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Blackmon Family History

Blackmon Name Meaning

English: variant of Blackman . This surname is now rare in Britain.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Blackmun, Blackman, Backman, Blackmar, Blackston, Blackson, Lammon

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Where is the Blackmon family from?

You can see how Blackmon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Blackmon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Blackmon families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 21 Blackmon families living in Georgia. This was about 53% of all the recorded Blackmon's in USA. Georgia had the highest population of Blackmon families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Blackmon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Blackmon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Blackmon. 27% of Blackmon men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Blackmon women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blackmon were Farm Laborer and Laundress. .

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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
    27%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Truck Driver
    4%
  • Farm Laborer
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    13%
  • Cook
    11%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Laundress
    7%
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Census Records

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Blackmon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blackmon 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 Blackmon. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Blackmon. For the veterans among your Blackmon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Blackmon lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Blackmon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1952. The average life expectancy for Blackmon in 1941 was 46, and 69 in 2004.

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