Blind Family History

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Blind Name Meaning

English: descriptive epithet for a blind man, from Old English blind ‘blind’. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): cognate of 1, from Middle High German blint, German or Yiddish blind ‘blind’.

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

Similar surnames: Lind, Kind, Blick, Blond, Blank, Linde, Flint, Land, Linn, Link

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Blind Family Origin

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Blind Family Occupations

What did your Blind ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Insurance Agent and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Blind. 17% of Blind men worked as an Insurance Agent and 55% of Blind women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blind were House Decorator and Receptionist 1 Day Cleaners

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Insurance Agent
  • Wall floor Filter Fireman
  • Horsey confectionery Dealer
  • House Decorator

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Cook
  • Private Means
  • Receptionist 1 Day Cleaners

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

Blind Historical Records

What Blind family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Blind. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blind census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Blind

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Blind. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Blind. For the veterans among your Blind ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blind Life Expectancy

What is the average Blind lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Blind life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Blind in 1962 was 74, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blind

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blind 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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