Bledsoe Family History

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Bledsoe Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Gloucestershire named Bledisloe, from the Old English personal name Blið (a byname meaning ‘cheerful’) + Old English hlaw ‘mound’, ‘tumulus’.

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


Similar surnames: Ledsome, Benson, Breese, Blincoe, Beste, Belson, Gladson, Blossom

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Bledsoe Family Origin

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Bledsoe Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

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Bledsoe Historical Records

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Bledsoe Life Expectancy

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