Blakeney Family History

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Blakeney Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places so named in Gloucestershire and Norfolk or from Blackney Farm in Stoke Abbott, Dorset. The first two are named with Old English blæc, dative blacan ‘black’, ‘dark’ + eg ‘island’, ‘promontory’; the third is from Old English blæc + hæg ‘enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Blakely, Blakeway, Blakeley, Blake, Bradney, Bladen, Blankley

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Blakeney Family Origin

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Blakeney Family Occupations

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  • School

    36%
  • Carpenter

    18%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Farmer J.P.

    9%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Blakeney family was Farmer J.P.. School, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blakeney. The most common Blakeney occupation in Canada was School. 36% of Blakeney's were Schools.

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Blakeney Historical Records

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Blakeney Life Expectancy

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