Blazer Family History

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Blazer Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch blaser ‘blower’, hence an occupational name for a player of the trumpet or other wind instrument, or a nickname for a braggart or boaster. Americanized spelling of German Bläser (see Blaser).

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

Similar surnames: Blaser, Boozer, Glazer, Blyler, Brauer, Klauer, Plater, Beaver, Lazer

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Blazer Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Blazer name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Blazer Family Origin

Where is the Blazer family from?

Blazer Family Occupations

What did your Blazer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Brewers Servant and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blazer. A less common occupation for the Blazer family was Labourer. The most common Blazer occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 50% of Blazer's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Brewers Servant

  • Bricklayer

  • Labourer


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

Blazer Historical Records

What Blazer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Blazer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blazer 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Blazer. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Blazer. For the veterans among your Blazer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blazer Life Expectancy

What is the average Blazer lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Blazer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Blazer in 1946 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blazer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blazer 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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