Blackstock Family History

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Blackstock Name Meaning

English and southern Scottish: topographic name from Middle English blak(e) ‘black’, ‘dark’ + stok ‘stump’, ‘stock’.

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

Similar surnames: Blackstone, Blacklock, Blackett, Blackwood, Blackshaw, Blackmore

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Blackstock Family Origin

Where is the Blackstock family from?

Blackstock Family Occupations

What did your Blackstock ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Shepherd, Farmer and House Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blackstock. The most common Blackstock occupation in the UK was Shepherd. 8% of Blackstock's were Shepherds. A less common occupation for the Blackstock family was Labourer.

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  • Shepherd

  • Farmer

  • House Keeper

  • Labourer


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

Blackstock Historical Records

What Blackstock family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Blackstock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blackstock 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 Blackstock

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Blackstock. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Blackstock. For the veterans among your Blackstock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blackstock Life Expectancy

What is the average Blackstock lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Blackstock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Blackstock in 1950 was 34, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blackstock

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blackstock 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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