Blas Family History

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Blas Name Meaning

Spanish and Dutch: from the medieval personal name Blas, a derivative of Blasius. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a pale person, from Yiddish blas or modern German blass ‘pale’.

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


Similar surnames: Blass, Glas, Bras, Blau, Baas, Blasi, Klas, Bilas, Bar, Blase

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Blas Family Origin

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Blas Family Occupations

What did your Blas ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Blas occupation in Canada was At School. 50% of Blas's were At Schools. At School and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Blas.

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  • At School

    50%
  • Farmer

    50%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Blas ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Blas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Blas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blas 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Blas. 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 Blas. For the veterans among your Blas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blas Life Expectancy

What is the average Blas lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Blas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Blas in 1959 was 34, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blas 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.

Famous Blas Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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