Blankenship Family History

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Blankenship Name Meaning

Northern English: variant of the English surname Blenkinsop, a habitational name from a place called Blenkinsopp in Northumberland.

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


Similar surnames: Blakenship, Blankinship, Blankenhorn, Blakeslee, Manship, Blackshaw

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Blankenship Family Origin

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Blankenship Family Occupations

What did your Blankenship ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Blankenship occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Blankenship's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blankenship. A less common occupation for the Blankenship family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Blankenship Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Blankenship Life Expectancy

What is the average Blankenship lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Blankenship life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Blankenship in 1941 was 47, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blankenship

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blankenship 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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