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Blaize Name Meaning

French and Breton: variant of Blaise In France this surname is most common in Brittany (Finistère). English (Staffordshire): from Middle English blase blese bleis ‘torch firebrand’ perhaps used for a torch bearer. English (Staffordshire): alternatively a variant of Bloise .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Blaze, Blaise, Laine, Claire, Baine, Baize, Fraize, Blain, Baise

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Where is the Blaize family from?

You can see how Blaize families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Blaize family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Blaize families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 15 Blaize families living in Louisiana. This was about 31% of all the recorded Blaize's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Blaize families in 1880.
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What did your Blaize ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and History Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Blaize. 50% of Blaize men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Blaize women worked as a History Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blaize were Carpenter and File Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Salesman
    17%
  • Carpenter
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • History Teacher
    50%
  • File Clerk
    50%
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Passenger Lists

There are 335 immigration records available for the last name Blaize. 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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There are 281 military records available for the last name Blaize. For the veterans among your Blaize ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Blaize lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Blaize life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Blaize in 1962 was 72, and 86 in 2004.

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