Blan Family History

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Blan Name Meaning

English: unexplained. French: altered form of Blanc.

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

Similar surnames: Balan, Bean, Blain, Blann, Belan, Bland, Blank, Blanc, Olean, Ban

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Blan Family Origin

Where is the Blan family from?

Blan Family Occupations

What did your Blan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blan. The most common Blan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Blan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Blan family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Blan Historical Records

What Blan family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Blan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blan 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Blan. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Blan. For the veterans among your Blan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blan Life Expectancy

What is the average Blan lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Blan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Blan in 1954 was 35, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blan 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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