Blackie Family History

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Blackie Name Meaning

from a diminutive of Black. nickname for a person with dark eyes or one who was reputed to have the power of casting the evil eye on someone, from Middle English blak(e) ‘black’, ‘dark’ + ie ‘eye’.

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

Similar surnames: Blake, Black, Blackmer, Blaikie, Blacker, Place, Lake, Backe, Blank

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Blackie Family Origin

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Blackie Family Occupations

What did your Blackie ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Schoolgirl and Clark were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blackie. A less common occupation for the Blackie family was Fisherman. The most common Blackie occupation in Canada was Farmer. 37% of Blackie's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Schoolgirl

  • Clark

  • Fisherman


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

Blackie Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Blackie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blackie 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 29,000 immigration records available for the last name Blackie. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Blackie. For the veterans among your Blackie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blackie Life Expectancy

What is the average Blackie lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Blackie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Blackie in 1949 was 37, and 47 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blackie

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blackie 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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