Blakeley Family History

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Blakeley Name Meaning

English (mainly West Yorkshire and Lancashire): from any of several places so named in Staffordshire, Cheshire, Derbyshire, Cumbria, and elsewhere (see Blakely).

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


Similar surnames: Blakeney, Blakely, Blakley, Barley, Madeley, Bulkeley, Bickley

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Blakeley Family Origin

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Blakeley Family Occupations

What did your Blakeley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blakeley. The most common Blakeley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Blakeley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Blakeley family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Blakeley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Blakeley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blakeley 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 Blakeley. 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 Blakeley. For the veterans among your Blakeley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blakeley Life Expectancy

What is the average Blakeley lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Blakeley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Blakeley in 1946 was 42, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blakeley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blakeley 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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