Blass Name Meaning

German: nickname for a bald-headed man or alternatively for a weak person, from Middle High German blas ‘bare’, ‘pale’, ‘weak’, ‘insignificant’. North German: from the personal name Blass, a vernacular form of Blasius. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Blas.

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


Similar surnames: Blas, Bloss, Glass, Plass, Klass, Brass, Bliss, Lass, Bass, Class

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Blass Family Origin

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Blass Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Barber

    3%
  • Grocer

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Blass family was Grocer. Farmer, Laborer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blass. The most common Blass occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Blass's were Farmers.

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Blass Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Blass life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Blass in 1954 was 52, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blass

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