Blatt Family History

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Blatt Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Blatt, Yiddish blat ‘leaf’. As a Jewish name this is normally a shortened form of a compound name with Blatt as a second element, adopted as ornamental surnames in the 18th and 19th centuries. German: topographic name from Middle High German blate ‘flat surface’, ‘ledge’, ‘plateau’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived at a farm on a ledge on a mountainside.

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

Similar surnames: Batt, Platt, Platz, Glatt, Blatz, Latt, Flatt, Last, Plate, Brott

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Blatt Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Blatt name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Blatt. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • European Jewish


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Blatt Family Origin

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Blatt Family Occupations

What did your Blatt ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cabinet Maker and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Blatt. A less common occupation for the Blatt family was Teapot Knob Manufactr. The most common Blatt occupation in the UK was Cabinet Maker. 33% of Blatt's were Cabinet Makers.

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  • Cabinet Maker

  • Carpenter

  • Teapot Knob Manufactr


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

Blatt Historical Records

What Blatt family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Blatt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blatt 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Blatt. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Blatt. For the veterans among your Blatt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blatt Life Expectancy

What is the average Blatt lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Blatt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Blatt in 1940 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blatt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blatt 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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