Blanc Family History

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Blanc Name Meaning

French and Catalan: descriptive nickname for a man with white or fair hair or a pale complexion, from Old French, Catalan blanc ‘white’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German blank ‘bright’, ‘shiny’.

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


Similar surnames: Blank, Blanck, Blanco, Blanch, Bianco, Bland, Blunt, Blind, Blatt

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Blanc Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Blanc name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    32%

  • France

    20%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    16%

  • Germanic Europe

    7%

  • European Jewish

    3%

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Blanc Family Origin

Where is the Blanc family from?

Blanc Family Occupations

What did your Blanc ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blanc. A less common occupation for the Blanc family was Carpenter. The most common Blanc occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Blanc's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Blanc Historical Records

What Blanc family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 46,000 census records available for the last name Blanc. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blanc 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 14,000 immigration records available for the last name Blanc. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Blanc. For the veterans among your Blanc ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blanc Life Expectancy

What is the average Blanc lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Blanc life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Blanc in 1946 was 33, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blanc

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blanc 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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