Blalock Family History

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Blalock Name Meaning

English: variant of Blacklock.

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

Similar surnames: Blaylock, Blalack, Lacock, Black, Billock, Bulluck, Allcock, Blank

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Blalock Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Blalock name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Blalock. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Norway


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Blalock Family Origin

Where is the Blalock family from?

Blalock Family Occupations

What did your Blalock ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Blalock family was Keeping House. The most common Blalock occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Blalock's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blalock.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Blalock Historical Records

What Blalock family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Blalock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blalock 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Blalock. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Blalock. For the veterans among your Blalock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blalock Life Expectancy

What is the average Blalock lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Blalock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Blalock in 1948 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blalock

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blalock 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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