Blank Family History

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Blank Name Meaning

Dutch and German: nickname for a man with white or fair hair or a pale complexion, from Middle Low, Middle High German blanc ‘bright’, ‘shining’, ‘white’, ‘beautiful’, Middle Dutch blank ‘fair’, ‘white’. Variant spelling of the English and Jewish (Ashkenazic) cognate Blanc or the German cognate Blanck.

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


Similar surnames: Blanck, Bank, Blanc, Plank, Black, Lank, Link, Blanke, Slack, Bark

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Blank Family Origin

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Blank Family Occupations

What did your Blank ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Gardener and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Blank. 16% of Blank men worked as a Gardener and 72% of Blank women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blank were Incapacitated and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Gardener
    16%
  • Farm Labourer
    12%
  • Motor Driver
    12%
  • Incapacitated
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    72%
  • Domestic Duties
    3%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Private Means
    3%

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

Blank Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 81,000 census records available for the last name Blank. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blank 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 17,000 immigration records available for the last name Blank. 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 17,000 military records available for the last name Blank. For the veterans among your Blank ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blank Life Expectancy

What is the average Blank lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Blank life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Blank in 1943 was 32, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blank 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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