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Blandford Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Blandford Forum and other places called Blandford in Dorset (Blaneford in Domesday Book), probably named in Old English with bl?ge ‘gudgeon’ (genitive plural blægna) + ford ‘ford’.

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


Similar surnames: Bradford, Sandford, Langford, Lansford, Blackford, Branford, Lanford

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Blandford Family Origin

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Blandford Family Occupations

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  • ... Builder

    25%
  • Carpenter & Undertaker

    25%
  • Cbinet Maker & Undertaker

    25%
  • Servant

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Blandford family was Servant. ... Builder, Carpenter & Undertaker and Cbinet Maker & Undertaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blandford. The most common Blandford occupation in Canada was ... Builder. 25% of Blandford's were ... Builders.

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Blandford Life Expectancy

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