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Blythe Name Meaning

nickname for a cheerful person, from Old English bliðe ‘merry’, ‘cheerful’. habitational name from any of several places called Blyth or Blythe, especially Blyth in Northumberland, named for the rivers on which they stand. The river name is from Old English bliðe ‘gentle’, ‘pleasant’.

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


Similar surnames: Lyle, Bathe, Bligh, Blyth, Wythe, Rothe, Smythe, Barthe, Plath

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Blythe Family Origin

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Blythe Family Occupations

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

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%

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Blythe Historical Records

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Blythe Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Blythe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Blythe in 1944 was 33, and 77 in 2004.

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