Blakeney Family History

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Blakeney Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places so named in Gloucestershire and Norfolk or from Blackney Farm in Stoke Abbott, Dorset. The first two are named with Old English blæc, dative blacan ‘black’, ‘dark’ + eg ‘island’, ‘promontory’; the third is from Old English blæc + hæg ‘enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Blakely, Blakeway, Blakeley, Blake, Bradney, Bladen, Blankley

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Blakeney Family Origin

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Blakeney Family Occupations

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  • House Painter

    6%
  • Captain Army Reserve

    3%
  • Charwoman

    3%
  • Coal Merchant

    3%

In 1881, the most common Blakeney occupation in the UK was House Painter. 6% of Blakeney's were House Painters. A less common occupation for the Blakeney family was Coal Merchant. House Painter, Captain Army Reserve and Charwoman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blakeney.

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Blakeney Historical Records

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Blakeney Life Expectancy

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