Blighton Family History

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Blighton Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Heighton, Brighton, Leighton, Deighton, Knighton, Crighton, Dighton

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Blighton Family Origin

Where is the Blighton family from?

Blighton Family Occupations

What did your Blighton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Blighton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Blighton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Blighton family was Physician & Surgeon. Farmer, Farming and Move Buildings were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blighton.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Move Buildings

  • Physician & Surgeon


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

Blighton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Blighton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blighton census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Blighton

Passenger List

There are 47 immigration records available for the last name Blighton. 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 190 military records available for the last name Blighton. For the veterans among your Blighton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blighton Life Expectancy

What is the average Blighton lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Blighton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Blighton in 1965 was 77, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blighton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blighton 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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