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

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Blea Family Origin

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Blea Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    51%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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

Source: Census data for Blea | Data not to scale

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Blea Life Expectancy

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United States

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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blea

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