Blancher Family History

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Blancher Name Meaning

Southern French: occupational name for a tanner, literally ‘whitener’, from the verb blancher ‘to make white’.

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

Similar surnames: Blacher, Blanche, Blanch, Blanchard, Fancher, Blache, Banchero

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Blancher Family Origin

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Blancher Family Occupations

What did your Blancher ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Blancher occupation in Canada was Labourer. 50% of Blancher's were Labourers. Labourer and Navigateur were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Blancher.

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  • Labourer

  • Navigateur


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

Blancher Historical Records

What Blancher family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Blancher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blancher 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 316 immigration records available for the last name Blancher. 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 511 military records available for the last name Blancher. For the veterans among your Blancher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blancher Life Expectancy

What is the average Blancher lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Blancher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Blancher in 1964 was 80, and 59 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blancher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blancher 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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