Bleakney Family History

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Bleakney Name Meaning

English (northern Ireland): probably a variant of Blakeney.

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

Similar surnames: Bleakley, Blakney, Blakley, Blackney, Bleckley, Blakey, Beeney

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Bleakney Family Origin

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Bleakney Family Occupations

What did your Bleakney ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Hardware Merchant and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bleakney. A less common occupation for the Bleakney family was Coal Miner. The most common Bleakney occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Bleakney's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Hardware Merchant

  • Keeping House

  • Coal Miner


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

Bleakney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bleakney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bleakney 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 397 immigration records available for the last name Bleakney. 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 412 military records available for the last name Bleakney. For the veterans among your Bleakney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bleakney Life Expectancy

What is the average Bleakney lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2003, in the United States, Bleakney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bleakney in 1952 was 26, and 74 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bleakney

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bleakney 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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