Blackman Family History

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Blackman Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish: descriptive nickname for someone of swarthy complexion or hair, or else someone with a pale complexion or hair (see Black).

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

Similar surnames: Luckman, Backman, Blackmer, Blackie, Blakeman, Blackmun, Blickhan

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Blackman Family Origin

Where is the Blackman family from?

Blackman Family Occupations

What did your Blackman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blackman. A less common occupation for the Blackman family was Farm Labourer. The most common Blackman occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Blackman's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Farm Labourer


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

Blackman Historical Records

What Blackman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 178,000 census records available for the last name Blackman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blackman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Blackman

Passenger List

There are 24,000 immigration records available for the last name Blackman. 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 22,000 military records available for the last name Blackman. For the veterans among your Blackman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blackman Life Expectancy

What is the average Blackman lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Blackman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Blackman in 1943 was 30, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blackman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blackman 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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