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Blan Name Meaning

English: variant of Blann . French: variant of Blanc and in North America (also) an altered form of this.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Balan, Bean, Blain, Blann, Belan, Bland, Blank, Blanc, Olean, Ban

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Where is the Blan family from?

You can see how Blan families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Blan family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Blan families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 84 Blan families living in Ontario. This was about 52% of all the recorded Blan's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Blan families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Blan surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Blan ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Blan. 100% of Blan men worked as a Laborer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Blan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Blan. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Blan. For the veterans among your Blan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Blan lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Blan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Blan in 1954 was 35, and 70 in 2004.

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