Blois Name Meaning

French and English (of Norman origin): habitational name from either of two places in France called Blois, in Loire-et-Cher and Jura.

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


Similar surnames: Bois, Bloise, Valois, Lois, Blair, Lis, Blaise, Sloss, Boys, Brais

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Blois Family Origin

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Blois Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Engineer

    8%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blois. A less common occupation for the Blois family was Engineer. The most common Blois occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Blois's were Farmers.

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Blois Historical Records

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Blois Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Blois life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Blois in 1955 was 38, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blois

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