Blacklock Family History

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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

What did your Blacklock ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Coal Miner

  • Farmer

  • Annuitant

  • Joiner


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Blacklock ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Blacklock Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Blacklock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blacklock census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Blacklock. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Blacklock. For the veterans among your Blacklock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blacklock Life Expectancy

What is the average Blacklock lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Blacklock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Blacklock in 1943 was 38, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blacklock

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blacklock ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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