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Blackstone Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a dark (boundary) stone, from Middle English blak(e) ‘black’, ‘dark’ (Old English blæc) + stan ‘stone’, or a habitational name from a place named with these words, for example Blaxton in South Yorkshire.

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


Similar surnames: Blackstock, Blackmore, Gladstone, Blacklock, Beaston, Blackwood

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Blackstone Family Origin

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Blackstone Family Occupations

What did your Blackstone ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Blackstone occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Blackstone's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blackstone. A less common occupation for the Blackstone family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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Blackstone Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Blackstone ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Blackstone Life Expectancy

What is the average Blackstone lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, Blackstone life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Blackstone in 1942 was 31, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blackstone ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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