Blass Family History

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Blass Name Meaning

German: nickname for a bald-headed man or alternatively for a weak person, from Middle High German blas ‘bare’, ‘pale’, ‘weak’, ‘insignificant’. North German: from the personal name Blass, a vernacular form of Blasius. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Blas.

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

Similar surnames: Blas, Bloss, Glass, Plass, Klass, Brass, Bliss, Lass, Bass, Class

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Blass Family Origin

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Blass Family Occupations

What did your Blass ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Blass. 34% of Blass men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Cultivateur
  • Labourer
  • Electricien

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

Blass Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Blass. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blass 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Blass. 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 Blass. For the veterans among your Blass ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blass Life Expectancy

What is the average Blass lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Blass life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Blass in 1954 was 52, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blass

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blass 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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