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Blanda Name Meaning

Italian: from a feminine form of Blando.

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


Similar surnames: Branda, Blando, Brandi, Landa, Lando, Brando, Landi, Lana, Benda

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Where is the Blanda family from?

You can see how Blanda families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Blanda family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Blanda families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Blanda family living in Arizona. This was about 33% of all the recorded Blanda's in the USA. Arizona and 2 other states had the highest population of Blanda families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Blanda surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Blanda ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Blanda. 39% of Blanda men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Blanda women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blanda were Clerk and Teacher.

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*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

  • Laborer
    39%
  • Miner
    15%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Clerk
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    16%
  • Maid
    16%
  • Dressmaker
    16%
  • Teacher
    11%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Blanda. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blanda census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 818 immigration records available for the last name Blanda. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Blanda. For the veterans among your Blanda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Blanda lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Blanda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Blanda in 1955 was 47, and 82 in 2004.

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