Blatchley Family History

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Blatchley Name Meaning

English: variant of the habitational name Bletchley, from places so named in Buckinghamshire and Shropshire. The first is named from the Old English personal name Blæcca + leah ‘woodland clearing’; the second has the same second element combined with a personal name Blæcca or Blecci.

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

Similar surnames: Brenchley, Batley, Brackley, Lashley, Blakeslee, Blankley, Heatley

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Blatchley Family Origin

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Blatchley Family Occupations

What did your Blatchley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blatchley. A less common occupation for the Blatchley family was At Home. The most common Blatchley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Blatchley's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • At Home


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

Blatchley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Blatchley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blatchley 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 457 immigration records available for the last name Blatchley. 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 682 military records available for the last name Blatchley. For the veterans among your Blatchley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blatchley Life Expectancy

What is the average Blatchley lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Blatchley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Blatchley in 1955 was 70, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blatchley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blatchley 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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