Blyth Family History

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Blyth Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant spelling of Blythe.

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


Similar surnames: Blythe, Bligh, Bath, Bly, Blye, Smyth, Borth, Booth, Boyte, Beath

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Blyth Family Origin

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Blyth Family Occupations

What did your Blyth ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Blyth. 12% of Blyth men worked as a General Labourer and 68% of Blyth women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blyth were Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    12%
  • Incapacitated
    5%
  • Farm Labourer
    5%
  • Builders Labourer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    68%
  • Private Means
    4%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%

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

Blyth Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 86,000 census records available for the last name Blyth. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blyth 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 14,000 immigration records available for the last name Blyth. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Blyth. For the veterans among your Blyth ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blyth Life Expectancy

What is the average Blyth lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Blyth life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Blyth in 1944 was 34, and 86 in 2004.

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