Blacknall Family History

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Blacknall Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name from any of various places called Blakenhall, in particular one in Cheshire, named with Old English blæc ‘black’ (dative blacan) + halh ‘nook’, ‘hollow’.

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

Similar surnames: Blackwell, Bracknell, Bucknell, Bagnall, Blackmore, Blakely, Blackham

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Blacknall Family Origin

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Blacknall Family Occupations

What did your Blacknall ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Blacknall family was Borading. The most common Blacknall occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Blacknall's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blacknall.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer

  • Borading


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Blacknall Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Blacknall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blacknall 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 163 immigration records available for the last name Blacknall. 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 366 military records available for the last name Blacknall. For the veterans among your Blacknall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blacknall Life Expectancy

What is the average Blacknall lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Blacknall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Blacknall in 1959 was 61, and 46 in 2004.

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