Blackett Family History

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Blackett Name Meaning

from a diminutive of Black. nickname for a person with dark hair, or a topographic name for someone who lived by a dark headland, from Middle English blak(e) ‘black’ + heved ‘head’.

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


Similar surnames: Baskett, Blacker, Brockett, Hackett, Brackett, Plaskett, Blackert

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Blackett Family Origin

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Blackett Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    50%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Clerk

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Blackett family was Farm Laborer. The most common Blackett occupation in Canada was Blacksmith. 50% of Blackett's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Carpenter and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blackett.

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Blackett Historical Records

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Blackett Life Expectancy

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