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Blackledge Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Blacklache near Leyland, Lancashire, named with Old English blæc ‘black’, ‘dark’ + læc(e) ‘boggy stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Blackler, Blackwell, Blackmore, Blackstone, Blackmer, Blacklidge

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Blackledge Family Origin

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Blackledge Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    12%
  • Cotton Weaver

    8%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Housekeeper

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Blackledge family was Housekeeper. Coal Miner, Cotton Weaver and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blackledge. The most common Blackledge occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 12% of Blackledge's were Coal Miners.

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Blackledge Historical Records

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Blackledge Life Expectancy

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