Blandford Family History

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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

What did your Blandford ancestors do for a living?

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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  • ... Builder

  • Carpenter & Undertaker

  • Cbinet Maker & Undertaker

  • Servant


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Blandford Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Blandford. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blandford 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Blandford. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Blandford. For the veterans among your Blandford ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blandford Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Blandford life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Blandford in 1951 was 59, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blandford 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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