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Blackmore Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places so named with Old English blæc ‘black’, ‘dark’ + mor ‘moor’, ‘marsh’ or mere ‘lake’. Mor is the second element of places called Blackmore in Essex, Wiltshire, and Worcestershire, as well as Blackmoor in Dorset; mere, on the other hand, is the second element of Blackmore in Hertfordshire and Blackmoor in Hampshire, the early forms of which are Blachemere, Blakemere.

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


Similar surnames: Blackmer, Blackford, Ashmore, Blackburn, Blackwood, Blackstone

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Blackmore Family Origin

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Blackmore Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Labourer

    7%
  • Contractor

    5%
  • Farm Labourer

    5%

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Contractor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blackmore. A less common occupation for the Blackmore family was Farm Labourer. The most common Blackmore occupation in Canada was Farmer. 35% of Blackmore's were Farmers.

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Blackmore Life Expectancy

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