Blegen Family History

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Blegen Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of various farms, especially in southeastern Norway, named Bleiken, from bleik ‘pale’, ‘light-colored’ + -en from vin ‘meadow’.

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


Similar surnames: Bogen, Kleven, Breden, Bingen, Bergen, Bladen, Buege, Regen, Leen

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Blegen Family Origin

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Blegen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Farmer & Stone Mason

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blegen. The most common Blegen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Blegen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Blegen family was Farmer & Stone Mason.

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Blegen Historical Records

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Blegen Life Expectancy

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Famous Blegen Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)

Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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