Blurton Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Blurton Name Meaning

English (Staffordshire and Derbyshire): habitational name from Blurton in Staffordshire, so named with an Old English word blor, possibly ‘hill’, + Old English tun ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Burton, Buxton, Burston, Lorton, Luxton, Luton, Lutton, Brunton

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Blurton Family Origin

Where is the Blurton family from?

Blurton Family Occupations

What did your Blurton ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coal Miner, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blurton. A less common occupation for the Blurton family was Bricklayer. The most common Blurton occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 8% of Blurton's were Coal Miners.

View Census data for Blurton | Data not to scale

  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Labourer

    8%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Bricklayer

    4%

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

Blurton Historical Records

What Blurton family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Blurton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blurton census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Blurton

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Blurton. 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.

View all Blurton immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Blurton. For the veterans among your Blurton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Blurton military records

You've only scratched the surface of Blurton family history.

Blurton Life Expectancy

What is the average Blurton lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Blurton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Blurton in 1959 was 37, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blurton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blurton 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.

Famous Blurton Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Look up another name