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Blankenhorn Family History

Blankenhorn Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place called Blankenhorn, for example a castle near Brackenheim in Württemberg.

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


Similar surnames: Plankenhorn, Blankenheim, Blankenburg, Blankenberg, Blankenship

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Where is the Blankenhorn family from?

You can see how Blankenhorn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Blankenhorn family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Blankenhorn families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 20 Blankenhorn families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 22% of all the recorded Blankenhorn's in the USA. Pennsylvania and 1 other state had the highest population of Blankenhorn families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Blankenhorn surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Blankenhorn ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and House Work were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Blankenhorn. 20% of Blankenhorn men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Blankenhorn women worked as a House Work. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blankenhorn were Carpenter and Secretary.

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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

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Labor
    12%
  • Carpenter
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • House Work
    20%
  • Stenographer
    16%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Secretary
    12%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Blankenhorn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blankenhorn 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 597 immigration records available for the last name Blankenhorn. 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 Blankenhorn. For the veterans among your Blankenhorn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Blankenhorn lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Blankenhorn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Blankenhorn in 1957 was 72, and 80 in 2004.

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