Blankenship Family History

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Blankenship Name Meaning

Northern English: variant of the English surname Blenkinsop, a habitational name from a place called Blenkinsopp in Northumberland.

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


Similar surnames: Blakenship, Blankinship, Blankenhorn, Blakeslee, Manship, Blackshaw

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Blankenship Family Origin

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Blankenship Family Occupations

What did your Blankenship ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blankenship. A less common occupation for the Blankenship family was Keeping House. The most common Blankenship occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Blankenship's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Blankenship Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Blankenship ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Blankenship Life Expectancy

What is the average Blankenship lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, Blankenship life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Blankenship in 1941 was 47, and 72 in 2004.

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