Blanken Family History

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Blanken Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from Blank.

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


Similar surnames: Blanke, Blank, Blanks, Banken, Franken, Clasen, Blenker, Behnken

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Blanken Family Origin

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Blanken Family Occupations

What did your Blanken ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Blanken. 12% of Blanken men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Blanken women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blanken were Proprietor and Book Repairer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    12%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Proprietor
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    11%
  • House Work
    8%
  • Bindery Girl
    4%
  • Book Repairer
    4%

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

Blanken Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Blanken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blanken 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 864 immigration records available for the last name Blanken. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Blanken. For the veterans among your Blanken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blanken Life Expectancy

What is the average Blanken lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Blanken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Blanken in 1952 was 23, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blanken

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blanken 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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