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Blanck Surname Meaning

German: nickname for a man with white or fair hair or a pale complexion from Middle High German blanc ‘bright shining white beautiful’. French (Alsace and Lorraine): variant of Blanc of German origin (see above).

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

Similar surnames: Blank, Blanc, Blanco, Black, Bianco, Branco, Blanch, Blaich, Plank

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Where is the Blanck family from?

You can see how Blanck families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Blanck family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Blanck families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Blanck families living in British Columbia. This was about 36% of all the recorded Blanck's in Canada. British Columbia and 1 other province had the highest population of Blanck families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Blanck surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Blanck ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Blanck. 18% of Blanck men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Blanck women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blanck were Clerk and Bookkeeper. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Clerk
  • Stenographer
  • Bookkeeper
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Blanck. 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 Blanck. For the veterans among your Blanck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Blanck lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Blanck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Blanck in 1952 was 74, and 74 in 2004.

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