Blossom Family History

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Blossom Name Meaning

English: nickname from Old English blostm(a), blosma ‘blossom’, according to Reaney ‘used in the 15th century of one lovely and full of promise.’

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

Similar surnames: Bossom, Bloom, Bliss, Blood, Boyson, Folsom, Bloxsom, Bledsoe, Broom

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Blossom Family Origin

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Blossom Family Occupations

What did your Blossom ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Blossom occupation in the UK was Bay Boatman Captain. 8% of Blossom's were Bay Boatman Captains. A less common occupation for the Blossom family was Coffee Shop Keeper. Bay Boatman Captain, Boot And Shoe Maker and Brass Finisher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blossom.

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  • Bay Boatman Captain

  • Boot And Shoe Maker

  • Brass Finisher

  • Coffee Shop Keeper


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

Blossom Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Blossom. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blossom 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 Blossom. 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 Blossom. For the veterans among your Blossom ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blossom Life Expectancy

What is the average Blossom lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Blossom life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Blossom in 1943 was 36, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blossom

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blossom 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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