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

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Blakeney Family Origin

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Blakeney Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

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Blakeney Historical Records

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Blakeney Life Expectancy

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