Blakley Family History

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Blakley Name Meaning

English (northern Ireland): variant of Blakely.

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

Similar surnames: Bleakley, Blakey, Blakney, Blakeley, Blackley, Bleckley, Baley

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Blakley Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Blakley name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Blakley. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Norway


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Blakley Family Origin

Where is the Blakley family from?

Blakley Family Occupations

What did your Blakley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, School and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blakley. The most common Blakley occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Blakley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Blakley family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • School

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Laborer


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

Blakley Historical Records

What Blakley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Blakley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blakley 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Blakley. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Blakley. For the veterans among your Blakley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blakley Life Expectancy

What is the average Blakley lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Blakley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1957. The average life expectancy for Blakley in 1942 was 35, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blakley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blakley 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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