Blystone Family History

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Blystone Name Meaning

Americanized form of the Jewish (Ashkenazic) surname Bleistein, an ornamental name composed of German Blei ‘lead’ + Stein ‘stone’.

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


Similar surnames: Gladstone, Stone, Goldstone, Royston, Bluestone, Benston, Liston

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Blystone Family Origin

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Blystone Family Occupations

What did your Blystone ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Blystone. 17% of Blystone men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Blystone women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blystone were New Worker and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    17%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Miner
    4%
  • New Worker
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    10%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Housekeeper
    6%
  • New Worker
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Blystone Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Blystone. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blystone 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 207 immigration records available for the last name Blystone. 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 Blystone. For the veterans among your Blystone ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blystone Life Expectancy

What is the average Blystone lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Blystone life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Blystone in 1943 was 52, and 72 in 2004.

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