Blais Family History

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Blais Name Meaning

French: variant of Blaise.

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


Similar surnames: Blaise, Brais, Blain, Blaes, Blass, Lais, Blois, Calais, Aldis

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Blais Family Origin

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Blais Family Occupations

What did your Blais ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Blais family was Baker. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blais. The most common Blais occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Blais's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Baker

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Blais ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Blais Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Blais. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blais census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Blais. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Blais. For the veterans among your Blais ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blais Life Expectancy

What is the average Blais lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Blais life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Blais in 1952 was 50, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blais

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blais 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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