History of your Surname
Get access to Blaise family records.Start a 14-Day Free Trial

Blaise Family History

Blaise Surname Meaning

French Breton (mainly Finistère) and West Indian (mainly Haiti): from the French personal name Blaise from Latin Blasius . Compare Blaize English: variant of Blaize 2 or

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Bloise, Blasi, Blaize, Claire, Blose, Blass, Brause, Baise, Bliss

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Blaise family from?

You can see how Blaise families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Blaise family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Blaise families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 8 Blaise families living in Glamorgan. This was about 36% of all the recorded Blaise's in United Kingdom. Glamorgan had the highest population of Blaise families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Blaise surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Blaise ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Railway Inspector (retired) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Blaise. 100% of Blaise men worked as a Railway Inspector (retired) and 100% of Blaise women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

View Census Data for Blaise | Data not to scale

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Railway Inspector (retired)
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Blaise family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Blaise. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blaise census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search UK census records for Blaise

Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Blaise. 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.

View all Blaise immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 972 military records available for the last name Blaise. For the veterans among your Blaise ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Blaise military records

You've only scratched the surface of Blaise family history

Discover More

What is the average Blaise lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Blaise life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Blaise in 1957 was 24, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blaise

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Blaise family tree

Explore Your Tree

Browse profiles of historical people with the Blaise last name

Search for another surname
Enter last name/surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial