Blatt Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Blatt, Yiddish blat ‘leaf’. As a Jewish name this is normally a shortened form of a compound name with Blatt as a second element, adopted as ornamental surnames in the 18th and 19th centuries. German: topographic name from Middle High German blate ‘flat surface’, ‘ledge’, ‘plateau’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived at a farm on a ledge on a mountainside.

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


Similar surnames: Batt, Platt, Platz, Glatt, Blatz, Latt, Flatt, Last, Plate, Brott

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Blatt Family Origin

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Blatt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Blatt family was Carpenter. The most common Blatt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Blatt's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blatt.

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Between 1940 and 2004, Blatt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Blatt in 1940 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blatt

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