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Blattner Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: occupational name for an armorer, Middle High German blatenaere, a derivative of blate ‘armor’, ‘plate’.

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


Similar surnames: Blatter, Lattner, Buettner, Blattel, Platner, Plattner, Trattner

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Where is the Blattner family from?

You can see how Blattner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Blattner family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Blattner families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Blattner family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Blattner's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Blattner families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Blattner surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Blattner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Blattner. 19% of Blattner men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Blattner women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blattner were Truck Driver and Stenographer.

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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

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Maid
    9%
  • Stenographer
    9%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Blattner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blattner 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Blattner. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Blattner. For the veterans among your Blattner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Blattner lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Blattner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Blattner in 1944 was 34, and 85 in 2004.

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