Blessing Family History

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Blessing Name Meaning

German: patronymic from a variant of the personal name Blasius. German: probably a habitational name from a place called Blessing or Bläsing. English or Irish: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Blessinger, Leising, Blaesing, Bressan, Breeding, Boening, Lessing

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Blessing Family Origin

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Blessing Family Occupations

What did your Blessing ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Firewood Dealer (own Accoun) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Blessing. 20% of Blessing men worked as a Firewood Dealer (own Accoun) and 60% of Blessing women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blessing were Roman Catholic Priest and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Firewood Dealer (own Accoun)
    20%
  • House Porter Hotel
    20%
  • Paper Mill Worker
    20%
  • Roman Catholic Priest
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    60%
  • House Duties
    20%
  • Teacher
    20%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Blessing Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Blessing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blessing 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Blessing. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Blessing. For the veterans among your Blessing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blessing Life Expectancy

What is the average Blessing lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Blessing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Blessing in 1951 was 40, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blessing

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blessing 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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