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Blakemore Family History

Blakemore Name Meaning

English: variant of Blackmore .

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


Similar surnames: Blackmore, Lairmore, Bellemore, Blaker, Laramore, Latimore, Blakeman

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Where is the Blakemore family from?

You can see how Blakemore families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Blakemore family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Blakemore families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 17 Blakemore families living in Virginia. This was about 37% of all the recorded Blakemore's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Blakemore families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Blakemore surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Blakemore ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Blakemore. 24% of Blakemore men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Blakemore women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blakemore were Truck Driver and Secretary. .

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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
    24%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    18%
  • Teacher
    9%
  • Bookkeeper
    7%
  • Secretary
    6%
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Census Records

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Blakemore. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blakemore census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Blakemore. 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 Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Blakemore. For the veterans among your Blakemore ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Blakemore lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Blakemore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Blakemore in 1946 was 36, and 69 in 2004.

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