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Blatnik Name Meaning

Czech Blatník): topographic name from blata ‘moorland’ (from bláto ‘mud’). Slovenian: topographic name for a person from a muddy or miry place or a swamp, from blato ‘mud’, ‘mire’, or from Slovenian dialect blata ‘swamp’. Slovenian: habitational name for someone from any of several Slovenian villages called Blato or Blate. Slovenian: possibly also a nickname or topographic name from blatnik ‘pond lily’ (Nuphar luteum).

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


Similar surnames: Lesnik, Koutnik, Blatter, Blatt, Kotnik, Lank, Blair, Banik, Lanik

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Where is the Blatnik family from?

You can see how Blatnik families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Blatnik family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 25 Blatnik families living in Ohio. This was about 37% of all the recorded Blatnik's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Blatnik families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Blatnik surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Blatnik ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Blatnik. 35% of Blatnik men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Blatnik women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blatnik were Machinist and Laborer.

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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

  • Laborer
    35%
  • New Worker
    13%
  • Miner
    9%
  • Machinist
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    25%
  • New Worker
    25%
  • Maid
    17%
  • Laborer
    17%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Blatnik. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blatnik 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 801 immigration records available for the last name Blatnik. 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 595 military records available for the last name Blatnik. For the veterans among your Blatnik ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Blatnik lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Blatnik life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Blatnik in 1962 was 82, and 87 in 2004.

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