History of your Surname
Get access to Blanch family records.Start a free trial

Blanch Family History

Blanch Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): nickname from Old French blanche ‘fair white’ feminine form of blanc. Compare French Blanche . Catalan and southern French: variant of Blanc .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Blanc, Blanche, Branch, Blanco, Blach, Blanck, Lynch, Lance, Bianco

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Blanch family from?

You can see how Blanch families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Blanch family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Blanch families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 14 Blanch families living in New York. This was about 70% of all the recorded Blanch's in USA. New York had the highest population of Blanch families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Blanch surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Blanch ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Blanch. 18% of Blanch men worked as a Farmer and 7% of Blanch women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blanch were Clerk and Teacher. .

View Census Data for Blanch | Data not to scale

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    18%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Cook
    7%
  • Housewife
    7%
  • Housework
    7%
  • Teacher
    7%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Blanch family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 35,000 census records available for the last name Blanch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blanch census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search US census records for Blanch

Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Blanch. 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.

View all Blanch immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Blanch. For the veterans among your Blanch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Blanch military records

You've only scratched the surface of Blanch family history

Discover More

What is the average Blanch lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Blanch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Blanch in 1950 was 59, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blanch

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Blanch family tree

Explore Your Tree

Browse profiles of historical people with the Blanch last name

Search for another surname
Enter last name/surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial