Blade Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a cutler, from Middle English blade ‘cutting edge’, ‘sword’.

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


Similar surnames: Bade, Glade, Slade, Lade, Blake, Budde, Bladen, Clare, Flad, Plate

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Blade Family Origin

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Blade Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Blade family was Farm Laborer. The most common Blade occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Blade's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blade.

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Blade Historical Records

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Blade Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Blade life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Blade in 1947 was 50, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blade

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