Blickenstaff Family History

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Blickenstaff Name Meaning

Americanized form of Swiss German Blickensdorf, a habitational name from a place so named.

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


Similar surnames: Pinkstaff, Grindstaff, Biggerstaff, Blickensderfer, Rickenbach

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Blickenstaff Family Origin

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Blickenstaff Family Occupations

What did your Blickenstaff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Collier and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blickenstaff. A less common occupation for the Blickenstaff family was Farming. The most common Blickenstaff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 65% of Blickenstaff's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    65%
  • Collier

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

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

Blickenstaff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Blickenstaff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blickenstaff 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Blickenstaff. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Blickenstaff. For the veterans among your Blickenstaff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blickenstaff Life Expectancy

What is the average Blickenstaff lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Blickenstaff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Blickenstaff in 1944 was 43, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blickenstaff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blickenstaff 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.

Famous Blickenstaff Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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