Blea Name Meaning

English (Midlands): unexplained; perhaps a variant of Bligh. Compare Blee. Hispanic (Mexico): unexplained; perhaps a variant of Galician Brea.

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


Similar surnames: Tea, Blee, Lea, Brea, Lem, Blye, Boley, Blew, Bale, Bley

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Blea Family Origin

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Blea Family Occupations

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  • Barge Builder

    14%
  • Inn Keeper

    14%
  • Labourer

    14%
  • Labourer In Iron Works

    14%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Blea family was Labourer In Iron Works. The most common Blea occupation in the UK was Barge Builder. 14% of Blea's were Barge Builders. Barge Builder, Inn Keeper and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blea.

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Blea Historical Records

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Blea Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Blea life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Blea in 1958 was 48, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blea

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