Blakeney Family History

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Blakeney Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places so named in Gloucestershire and Norfolk or from Blackney Farm in Stoke Abbott, Dorset. The first two are named with Old English blæc, dative blacan ‘black’, ‘dark’ + eg ‘island’, ‘promontory’; the third is from Old English blæc + hæg ‘enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Blakely, Blakeway, Blakeley, Blake, Bradney, Bladen, Blankley

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Blakeney Family Origin

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Blakeney Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blakeney. A less common occupation for the Blakeney family was Carpenter. The most common Blakeney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Blakeney's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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Blakeney Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Blakeney ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Blakeney Life Expectancy

What is the average Blakeney lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, Blakeney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Blakeney in 1949 was 40, and 80 in 2004.

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