Blankenberg Family History

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Blankenberg Name Meaning

Dutch and Belgian (van Blankenberg): habitational name from any of various places so called, in particular in Hennef and Gelderland, or from Blankenberge in West Flanders, Belgium.

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


Similar surnames: Blankenburg, Langenberg, Brandenberg, Klingenberg, Lindenberg

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Blankenberg Family Origin

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Blankenberg Family Occupations

What did your Blankenberg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Blankenberg family was Druggist. Saloon Keeper, Builder House and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blankenberg. The most common Blankenberg occupation in the USA was Saloon Keeper. 21% of Blankenberg's were Saloon Keepers.

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  • Saloon Keeper

    21%
  • Builder House

    7%
  • Cabinet Maker

    7%
  • Druggist

    7%

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

Blankenberg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Blankenberg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blankenberg 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Blankenberg. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Blankenberg. For the veterans among your Blankenberg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blankenberg Life Expectancy

What is the average Blankenberg lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Blankenberg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Blankenberg in 1956 was 47, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blankenberg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blankenberg 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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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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