Blaisdell Family History

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Blaisdell Name Meaning

English (Cumbria and Lancashire): habitational name from a place in the Lake District named Blaisdell, from the Old Norse byname Blesi (from blesi ‘blaze’, ‘white spot’), or from the same word used in the sense of a white spot on a hillside, + Old Norse dalr ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Lindell, Ramsdell, Liddell, Blasdell, Birdwell, Blackwell, Bracknell

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Blaisdell Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Blaisdell name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Blaisdell. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    51%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    20%

  • Germanic Europe

    7%

  • France

    4%

  • Norway

    4%

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Blaisdell Family Origin

Where is the Blaisdell family from?

Blaisdell Family Occupations

What did your Blaisdell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Blaisdell family was Carpenter. The most common Blaisdell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Blaisdell's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blaisdell.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Blaisdell Historical Records

What Blaisdell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Blaisdell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blaisdell 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Blaisdell. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Blaisdell. For the veterans among your Blaisdell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blaisdell Life Expectancy

What is the average Blaisdell lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Blaisdell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Blaisdell in 1941 was 51, and 74 in 2004.

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