Blakeway Family History

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Blakeway Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): habitational name, probably from Blakeway Farm near Much Wenlock, Shropshire. The place name is derived from Old English blæc ‘black’, ‘dark’ + weg ‘road’, ‘path’, ‘way’.

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


Similar surnames: Blakely, Blakeney, Blake, Bradway, Stanaway, Lake, Blakeslee

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Blakeway Family Origin

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Blakeway Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    71%
  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Son

    14%

In 1881, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Blakeway. A less common occupation for the Blakeway family was Son. The most common Blakeway occupation in Canada was Farmer. 71% of Blakeway's were Farmers.

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