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Blackmore Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places so named with Old English blæc ‘black’, ‘dark’ + mor ‘moor’, ‘marsh’ or mere ‘lake’. Mor is the second element of places called Blackmore in Essex, Wiltshire, and Worcestershire, as well as Blackmoor in Dorset; mere, on the other hand, is the second element of Blackmore in Hertfordshire and Blackmoor in Hampshire, the early forms of which are Blachemere, Blakemere.

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

Similar surnames: Blackmer, Blackford, Ashmore, Blackburn, Blackwood, Blackstone

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Blackmore Family Origin

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Blackmore Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Blackmore occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Blackmore's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blackmore. A less common occupation for the Blackmore family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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Blackmore Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 107,000 census records available for the last name Blackmore. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blackmore census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Blackmore. 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 Card

There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Blackmore. For the veterans among your Blackmore ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blackmore Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Blackmore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Blackmore in 1945 was 33, and 72 in 2004.

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