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Blessington Name Meaning

English (now most common in northern Ireland): probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, most likely somewhere in Lancashire or Yorkshire.

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


Similar surnames: Brassington, Brewington, Lenington, Blessing, Hedrington, Essington

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Blessington Family Origin

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Blessington Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Broker

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blessington. A less common occupation for the Blessington family was Broker. The most common Blessington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Blessington's were Farmers.

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Blessington Life Expectancy

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