Blanc Family History

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Blanc Name Meaning

French and Catalan: descriptive nickname for a man with white or fair hair or a pale complexion, from Old French, Catalan blanc ‘white’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German blank ‘bright’, ‘shiny’.

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


Similar surnames: Blank, Blanck, Blanco, Blanch, Bianco, Bland, Blunt, Blind, Blatt

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Blanc Family Origin

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Blanc Family Occupations

What did your Blanc ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Blanc. 31% of Blanc men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Blanc women worked as a Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blanc were Laborer and Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Labourer
    13%
  • Carpenter
    8%
  • Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Servant
    20%
  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Domestic
    7%

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

Blanc Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 46,000 census records available for the last name Blanc. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blanc 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 14,000 immigration records available for the last name Blanc. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Blanc. For the veterans among your Blanc ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blanc Life Expectancy

What is the average Blanc lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Blanc life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Blanc in 1946 was 33, and 71 in 2004.

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