Blackwelder Family History

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Blackwelder Name Meaning

Partly translated form of German Schwarzwälder, denoting someone from the Black Forest (German Schwarzwald). The first element Black is a translation of German Schwarz (Old High German swarz), while the second element is a respelling of -wälder ‘forest dweller’ (from Old High German wald ‘forest’).

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


Similar surnames: Blender, Blackmore, Fackler, Blacker, Blakely, Blecker, Blakeney

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Blackwelder Family Origin

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Blackwelder Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Blackwelder family was Laborer. The most common Blackwelder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Blackwelder's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blackwelder.

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Blackwelder Historical Records

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Blackwelder Life Expectancy

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