Blunt Family History

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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

Where is the Blunt family from?

Blunt Family Occupations

What did your Blunt ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Blunt occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Blunt's were Agricultural Labourers. 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.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner

  • Farm Labourer


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

Blunt Historical Records

What Blunt family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 88,000 census records available for the last name Blunt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blunt 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Blunt. 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 26,000 military records available for the last name Blunt. For the veterans among your Blunt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blunt Life Expectancy

What is the average Blunt lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blunt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blunt 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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