Blood Name Meaning

English: evidently from Old English blod ‘blood’, but with what significance is not clear. In Middle English the word was in use as a metonymic occupational term for a physician, i.e. one who lets blood, and also as an affectionate term of address for a blood relative. Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Llwyd ‘son of Llwyd’ (see Lloyd).

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


Similar surnames: Bloyd, Bloom, Flood, Bond, Hood, Good, Bold, Boot, Bland, Blind

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Blood Family Origin

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Blood Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Bricklayer

    5%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Blood family was Labourer. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blood. The most common Blood occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Blood's were Farmers.

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Blood Historical Records

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Blood Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Blood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Blood in 1942 was 20, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blood

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