Bliven Family History

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Bliven Name Meaning

Welsh: variant of Blevins.

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

Similar surnames: Biven, Blevens, Beaven, Bivens, Leven, Bivin, Beavin, Diven, Lien

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Bliven Family Origin

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Bliven Family Occupations

What did your Bliven ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bliven family was Keeping House. The most common Bliven occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Bliven's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bliven.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Bliven Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Bliven. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bliven 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 354 immigration records available for the last name Bliven. 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 Bliven. For the veterans among your Bliven ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bliven Life Expectancy

What is the average Bliven lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Bliven life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Bliven in 1954 was 48, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bliven 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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