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Blessing Name Meaning

German: patronymic from a variant of the personal name Blasius. German: probably a habitational name from a place called Blessing or Bläsing. English or Irish: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Blessinger, Leising, Blaesing, Bressan, Breeding, Boening, Lessing

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Blessing Family Origin

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Blessing Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blessing. A less common occupation for the Blessing family was Carpenter. The most common Blessing occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Blessing's were Farmers.

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Blessing Historical Records

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Blessing Life Expectancy

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