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Blackett Name Meaning

from a diminutive of Black. nickname for a person with dark hair, or a topographic name for someone who lived by a dark headland, from Middle English blak(e) ‘black’ + heved ‘head’.

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


Similar surnames: Baskett, Blacker, Brockett, Hackett, Brackett, Plaskett, Blackert

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Blackett Family Origin

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Blackett Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    9%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Grocer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Blackett occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 9% of Blackett's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blackett. A less common occupation for the Blackett family was Grocer.

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Blackett Historical Records

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Blackett Life Expectancy

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