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Blackstone Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a dark (boundary) stone, from Middle English blak(e) ‘black’, ‘dark’ (Old English blæc) + stan ‘stone’, or a habitational name from a place named with these words, for example Blaxton in South Yorkshire.

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


Similar surnames: Blackstock, Blackmore, Gladstone, Blacklock, Beaston, Blackwood

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Blackstone Family Origin

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Blackstone Family Occupations

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  • Brakeman

    25%
  • Builder

    25%
  • Sign Writer

    25%
  • Student

    25%

In 1881, the most common Blackstone occupation in Canada was Brakeman. 25% of Blackstone's were Brakemans. A less common occupation for the Blackstone family was Student. Brakeman, Builder and Sign Writer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blackstone.

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Blackstone Historical Records

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Blackstone Life Expectancy

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