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Blatchford Name Meaning

English (chiefly Devon): habitational name from Blatchford in Sourton, Devon, which is probably named with the Old English personal name Blæcca + Old English ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Latchford, Blackford, Ashford, Bassford, Blandford, Pitchford

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Blatchford Family Origin

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Blatchford Family Occupations

What did your Blatchford ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Blatchford family was Farm Labourer. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blatchford. The most common Blatchford occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Blatchford's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    7%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Farm Labourer

    4%

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

Blatchford Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Blatchford Life Expectancy

What is the average Blatchford lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Blatchford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Blatchford in 1941 was 31, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blatchford

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blatchford 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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