Blankenburg Family History

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Blankenburg Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places called Blankenburg, in Brandenburg, the Harz Mountains, and Thuringia. Perhpas also an altered spelling of Dutch Blankenberg.

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

Similar surnames: Blankenberg, Brandenburg, Brandenberg, Blumenberg, Blankenbaker

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Blankenburg Family Origin

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Blankenburg Family Occupations

What did your Blankenburg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Furniture Dealer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blankenburg. The most common Blankenburg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Blankenburg's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Blankenburg family was Artist.

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  • Farmer

  • Furniture Dealer

  • Laborer

  • Artist


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

Blankenburg Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Blankenburg Life Expectancy

What is the average Blankenburg lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Blankenburg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Blankenburg in 1955 was 52, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blankenburg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blankenburg 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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