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Bladen Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Bladon in Oxfordshire or Blaydon in Tyne and Wear (formerly in County Durham). The first takes its name from a pre-English name (of uncertain origin and meaning) of the Evenlode river; the second is named with Old Norse blár ‘cold’ + Old English dun ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Burden, Blamer, Blades, Bowden, Bade, Alden, Olden, Braden, Elden

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Bladen Family Origin

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Bladen Family Occupations

What did your Bladen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bladen family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bladen. The most common Bladen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Bladen's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Gardener

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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Bladen Historical Records

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Bladen Life Expectancy

What is the average Bladen lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, Bladen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Bladen in 1946 was 30, and 84 in 2004.

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