Blois Family History

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Blois Name Meaning

French and English (of Norman origin): habitational name from either of two places in France called Blois, in Loire-et-Cher and Jura.

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

Similar surnames: Bois, Bloise, Valois, Lois, Blair, Lis, Blaise, Sloss, Boys, Brais

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Blois Family Origin

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Blois Family Occupations

What did your Blois ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farm Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Blois. 5% of Blois men worked as a Farm Labourer and 49% of Blois women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blois were Boot Repairer (disabled) and Cable wirelers Telegraph Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farm Labourer
  • Advertising Contractor
  • Assistant Mains Foreman E Ham El
  • Boot Repairer (disabled)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Bookbinder Asst
  • Cable wirelers Telegraph Operator

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

Blois Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Blois. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blois 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Blois. 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 Blois. For the veterans among your Blois ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blois Life Expectancy

What is the average Blois lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Blois life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Blois in 1955 was 38, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blois

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blois 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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