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Blacksher Family History

Blacksher Name Meaning

English: variant of Blackshaw .

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


Similar surnames: Blackshear, Blackshire, Blackner, Backer, Bleacher, Blaker, Beacher

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Where is the Blacksher family from?

You can see how Blacksher families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Blacksher family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Blacksher families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Blacksher family living in Alabama. This was 100% of all the recorded Blacksher's in USA. Alabama had the highest population of Blacksher families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Blacksher surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Blacksher ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Blacksher. 34% of Blacksher men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Blacksher women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blacksher were Truck Driver and Librarian. .

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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
    34%
  • Farmer
    31%
  • Farm Labor
    13%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Cook
    34%
  • Farm Laborer
    34%
  • Librarian
    34%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Blacksher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blacksher 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 42 immigration records available for the last name Blacksher. 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 335 military records available for the last name Blacksher. For the veterans among your Blacksher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Blacksher lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Blacksher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Blacksher in 1956 was 65, and 79 in 2004.

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