Blanch Family History

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Blanch Name Meaning

English and French: from Old French blanche ‘fair’, ‘white’, feminine form of blanc (see Blanc). The surname may have arisen from a nickname or from a personal name derived from this word.

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

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

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Blanch Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Blanch name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Blanch. 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


  • Italy


  • Norway


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Blanch Family Origin

Where is the Blanch family from?

Blanch Family Occupations

What did your Blanch ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blanch. The most common Blanch occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Blanch's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Blanch family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Blanch Historical Records

What Blanch family records will you find?

Census Record

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.

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Passenger List

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.

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Draft Card

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.

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Blanch Life Expectancy

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

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blanch 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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