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Blacklock Name Meaning

Northern English: nickname for someone with dark hair, Middle English blakelok, from Old English blæc ‘black’, ‘dark’ + locc ‘lock (of hair)’. Although blake might mean either ‘dark’ or ‘fair’ (see Blake), the meaning ‘dark hair’ is the most probable since this name contrasts with Whitlock.

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


Similar surnames: Blackstock, Blackett, Blackmore, Blackford, Blackwood, Blackham

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Blacklock Family Origin

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Blacklock Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Annuitant

    2%
  • Joiner

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Blacklock family was Joiner. The most common Blacklock occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Blacklock's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Farmer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blacklock.

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Blacklock Historical Records

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Blacklock Life Expectancy

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