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Blackner Name Meaning

English (Midlands): perhaps a variant of Blackmer .

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


Similar surnames: Blackney, Blackmar, Blacker, Blackmer, Blackler, Blaker, Bricker

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Where is the Blackner family from?

You can see how Blackner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Blackner family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Blackner families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Blackner families living in New York. This was about 67% of all the recorded Blackner's in USA. New York had the highest population of Blackner families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Blackner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Blackner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Blackner. 25% of Blackner men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Blackner women worked as a Maid. .

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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%
  • Clerk
    13%
  • Manager
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    100%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Blackner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blackner 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 217 immigration records available for the last name Blackner. 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 270 military records available for the last name Blackner. For the veterans among your Blackner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Blackner lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Blackner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Blackner in 1965 was 78, and 67 in 2004.

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