Blea Name Meaning

English (Midlands): unexplained; perhaps a variant of Bligh. Compare Blee. Hispanic (Mexico): unexplained; perhaps a variant of Galician Brea.

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


Similar surnames: Tea, Blee, Lea, Brea, Lem, Blye, Boley, Blew, Bale, Bley

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Blea Family Origin

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Blea Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Blea occupation in the USA was Laborer. 51% of Blea's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blea. A less common occupation for the Blea family was Blacksmith.

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  • Laborer

    51%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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Blea Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Blea ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Blea Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, Blea life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Blea in 1958 was 48, and 74 in 2004.

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