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Blane Name Meaning

Scottish (Ayrshire): variant of Blain .

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

Similar surnames: Bline, Blaine, Blank, Blaze, Beane, Bane, Slone, Clyne, Blake, Plane

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Where is the Blane family from?

You can see how Blane families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Blane family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Blane families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 11 Blane families living in New Jersey. This was about 31% of all the recorded Blane's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Blane families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Blane surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Blane ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Blane. 22% of Blane men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Blane women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blane were Carpenter and Waitress. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Maid
  • Clerk
  • Waitress
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Census Records

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Blane. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blane 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Blane. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Blane. For the veterans among your Blane ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Blane lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Blane life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Blane in 1959 was 28, and 74 in 2004.

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