Blunden Family History

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Blunden Name Meaning

English: probably a nickname from Middle English blonde(n) ‘blond’, ‘fair-haired’.

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


Similar surnames: Burden, Bladen, Budden, Bunten, Munden, Klunder, Budde, Olden

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Blunden Family Origin

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Blunden Family Occupations

What did your Blunden ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Blunden occupation in the UK was Labourer. 3% of Blunden's were Labourers. Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blunden. A less common occupation for the Blunden family was Cordwainer.

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  • Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    2%
  • Cordwainer

    2%

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

Blunden Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Blunden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blunden 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Blunden. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Blunden. For the veterans among your Blunden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blunden Life Expectancy

What is the average Blunden lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Blunden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Blunden in 1965 was 82, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blunden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blunden 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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