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Blades Name Meaning

variant of Blade, from the plural or genitive singular form. habitational name from a place of uncertain location and origin. Its status as a habitational name is deduced from early forms cited by Reaney, such as Alan de Bladis (Leicestershire 1230), Hugh de Bladis (Staffordshire 1258), and William de Blades (Yorkshire 1301).

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


Similar surnames: Bladen, Blamer, Blake, Bade, Banes, Bares, Llanes, Blade, Blaydes

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Blades Family Origin

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Blades Family Occupations

What did your Blades ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    3%

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

Blades Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Blades. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blades 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Blades. 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 Blades. For the veterans among your Blades ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blades Life Expectancy

What is the average Blades lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Blades life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Blades in 1944 was 33, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blades

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blades 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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