Blight Family History

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Blight Name Meaning

Irish or English: variant of Bligh.

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

Similar surnames: Bligh, Bleigh, Leight, Bright, Height, Flight, Waight, Knight, Light

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Blight Family Origin

Where is the Blight family from?

Blight Family Occupations

What did your Blight ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blight. A less common occupation for the Blight family was Tin Miner. The most common Blight occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Blight's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Carpenter

  • Tin Miner


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

Blight Historical Records

What Blight family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 35,000 census records available for the last name Blight. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blight 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Blight. 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 Blight. For the veterans among your Blight ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blight Life Expectancy

What is the average Blight lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Blight life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Blight in 1946 was 37, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blight

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blight 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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