Blunt Name Meaning

nickname for someone with fair hair or a light complexion, from Anglo-Norman French blunt ‘blond’ (Old French blund, blond, of Germanic origin). nickname for a stupid person, from Middle English blunt, blont ‘dull’, ‘stupid’ (probably from Old English blinnan ‘to stop’, or Old Norse blundr ‘sleep’).

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


Similar surnames: Bunt, Butt, Lunt, Bland, Mount, Brun, Flint, Blank, Glunt, Burt

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Blunt Family Origin

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Blunt Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Farm Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blunt. A less common occupation for the Blunt family was Farm Labourer. The most common Blunt occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Blunt's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Blunt Historical Records

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Blunt Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Blunt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Blunt in 1943 was 41, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blunt

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