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Bline Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Scottish Blain .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Blane, Blaine, Cline, Baine, Boline, Blend, Linen, Bane, Stine, Brine

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Where is the Bline family from?

You can see how Bline families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bline family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bline families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Bline families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 67% of all the recorded Bline's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Bline families in 1840.
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What did your Bline ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bline. 24% of Bline men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Bline women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bline were Salesman and Housework. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • New Worker
  • Housework
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bline. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bline census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 211 immigration records available for the last name Bline. 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 Cards

There are 366 military records available for the last name Bline. For the veterans among your Bline ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bline lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bline life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Bline in 1962 was 31, and 82 in 2004.

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