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Blatch Family History

Blatch Name Meaning

English (Essex but historically also in south and southwest England): nickname from Middle English blache bleche ‘pale pallid of fair complexion’ (Old English blǣce).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Latch, Blanch, Blach, Blaich, Blitch, Batch, Blauch, Black, Balch

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Where is the Blatch family from?

You can see how Blatch families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Blatch family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Blatch families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 7 Blatch families living in Ontario. This was about 35% of all the recorded Blatch's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Blatch families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Blatch surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Blatch ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Blatch. 35% of Blatch men worked as a Laborer and 39% of Blatch women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blatch were Farmer and Cook. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • New Worker
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Teacher
  • Seamstress
  • Cook
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Blatch. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blatch census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 725 immigration records available for the last name Blatch. 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 Cards

There are 722 military records available for the last name Blatch. For the veterans among your Blatch ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Blatch lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Blatch life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Blatch in 1959 was 52, and 86 in 2004.

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