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Blush Family History

Blush Name Meaning

English (Kent): variant of Blish . Americanized form of German Blusch: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Bush, Lush, Brush, Blish, Rush, Pluth, Blust, Lish, Plush, Flash

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Where is the Blush family from?

You can see how Blush families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Blush family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Blush families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Blush families living in Massachusetts. This was about 29% of all the recorded Blush's in USA. Massachusetts and 1 other state had the highest population of Blush families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Blush surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Blush ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Blush. 24% of Blush men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Blush women worked as a Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blush were Truck Driver and Clerk. .

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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

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Policeman
    15%
  • Truck Driver
    15%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Nurse
    17%
  • Waitress
    17%
  • New Worker
    12%
  • Clerk
    12%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Blush. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blush 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 180 immigration records available for the last name Blush. 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 550 military records available for the last name Blush. For the veterans among your Blush ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Blush lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Blush life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Blush in 1948 was 40, and 87 in 2004.

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