Blind Name Meaning

English: descriptive epithet for a blind man, from Old English blind ‘blind’. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): cognate of 1, from Middle High German blint, German or Yiddish blind ‘blind’.

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


Similar surnames: Lind, Kind, Blick, Blond, Blank, Linde, Flint, Land, Linn, Link

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Blind Family Origin

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Blind Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Painter

    8%
  • Tailor

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, the most common Blind occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Blind's were Farmers. Farmer, Painter and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blind. A less common occupation for the Blind family was Keeping House.

Source: Census data for Blind | Data not to scale

Blind Historical Records

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Blind Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Blind life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Blind in 1962 was 74, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blind

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