Blatt Family History

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Blatt Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Blatt, Yiddish blat ‘leaf’. As a Jewish name this is normally a shortened form of a compound name with Blatt as a second element, adopted as ornamental surnames in the 18th and 19th centuries. German: topographic name from Middle High German blate ‘flat surface’, ‘ledge’, ‘plateau’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived at a farm on a ledge on a mountainside.

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


Similar surnames: Batt, Platt, Platz, Glatt, Blatz, Latt, Flatt, Last, Plate, Brott

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Blatt Family Origin

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Blatt Family Occupations

What did your Blatt ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Blatt. 13% of Blatt men worked as a Salesman and 10% of Blatt women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blatt were Clerk and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    13%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Teacher
    6%
  • Bookkeeper
    6%

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

Blatt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Blatt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blatt 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Blatt. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Blatt. For the veterans among your Blatt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blatt Life Expectancy

What is the average Blatt lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Blatt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Blatt in 1940 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

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