Blenker Family History

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Blenker Name Meaning

German (Lower Rhine): topographic name for someone living in a treeless area (very unusual in the Middle Ages), from Middle High German blank ‘shining’, ‘treeless’ + -er denoting an inhabitant.

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


Similar surnames: Blender, Boenker, Breuker, Beeker, Blecker, Klinker, Flecker, Brenner

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Blenker Family Origin

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Blenker Family Occupations

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  • Horse Farrier

    25%
  • Lime Burner

    25%
  • Merchant

    25%
  • Tailor

    25%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Blenker family was Tailor. Horse Farrier, Lime Burner and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blenker. The most common Blenker occupation in the USA was Horse Farrier. 25% of Blenker's were Horse Farriers.

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Blenker Historical Records

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Blenker Life Expectancy

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