Blade Family History

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Blade Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a cutler, from Middle English blade ‘cutting edge’, ‘sword’.

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


Similar surnames: Bade, Glade, Slade, Lade, Blake, Budde, Bladen, Clare, Flad, Plate

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Blade Family Origin

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Blade Family Occupations

What did your Blade ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Blade occupation in the UK was General Laborer. 9% of Blade's were General Laborers. A less common occupation for the Blade family was Butcher Employ 1 Man 1 Boy. General Laborer, Agricultural Labourer and Bookseller Assistant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blade.

View Census data for Blade | Data not to scale

  • General Laborer

    9%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Bookseller Assistant

    3%
  • Butcher Employ 1 Man 1 Boy

    3%

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

Blade Historical Records

What Blade family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Blade Life Expectancy

What is the average Blade lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Blade life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Blade in 1947 was 50, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blade

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blade 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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