Blanks Family History

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Blanks Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Blank.

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


Similar surnames: Blank, Banks, Danks, Backs, Banes, Hanks, Franks, Blanke, Blakes

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Blanks Family Origin

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Blanks Family Occupations

What did your Blanks ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Blanks. 19% of Blanks men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Blanks women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blanks were Farm Laborer and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Salesman
    3%
  • Farm Laborer
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
    11%
  • Maid
    10%
  • Teacher
    5%
  • Housekeeper
    5%

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

Blanks Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Blanks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blanks 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Blanks. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Blanks. For the veterans among your Blanks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blanks Life Expectancy

What is the average Blanks lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Blanks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Blanks in 1945 was 48, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blanks

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blanks 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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