Blas Name Meaning

Spanish and Dutch: from the medieval personal name Blas, a derivative of Blasius. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a pale person, from Yiddish blas or modern German blass ‘pale’.

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


Similar surnames: Blass, Glas, Bras, Blau, Baas, Blasi, Klas, Bilas, Bar, Blase

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Blas Family Origin

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Blas Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%

In 1880, Laborer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blas. The most common Blas occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Blas's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Blas family was Keeping House.

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Blas Historical Records

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Blas Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, Blas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Blas in 1959 was 34, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blas

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