Bloedel Family History

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Bloedel Name Meaning

South German: nickname for a weak, timid, or foolish person, from a diminutive of Middle High German blœde ‘fragile’, ‘weak’, ‘ignorant’.

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

Similar surnames: Bluemel, Lobel, Boeder, Bloemer, Roedel, Bandel, Boden, Knodel

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Bloedel Family Origin

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Bloedel Family Occupations

What did your Bloedel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bloedel occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 21% of Bloedel's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Retail Grocer and Cigarmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bloedel. A less common occupation for the Bloedel family was Farmer.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Retail Grocer

  • Cigarmaker

  • Farmer


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

Bloedel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bloedel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bloedel 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 268 immigration records available for the last name Bloedel. 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 791 military records available for the last name Bloedel. For the veterans among your Bloedel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bloedel Life Expectancy

What is the average Bloedel lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Bloedel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Bloedel in 1963 was 83, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bloedel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bloedel 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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