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Blennerhassett Family History

Blennerhassett Name Meaning

from Blennerhassett (Cumb). The place-name is from the Brittonic ancestor of Welsh blaen ‘summit’ + Old Scandinavian heysætr ‘hay shieling’.

Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland, 2016

Similar surnames: Hassett, Bennett, Blissett, Tennessen, Prendergast, Niederhauser

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Where is the Blennerhassett family from?

You can see how Blennerhassett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Blennerhassett family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Blennerhassett families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 8 Blennerhassett families living in California. This was about 53% of all the recorded Blennerhassett's in USA. California had the highest population of Blennerhassett families in 1880.
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What did your Blennerhassett ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Dressmaker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Blennerhassett. 60% of Blennerhassett men worked as a Salesman and 100% of Blennerhassett women worked as a Dressmaker. .

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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

  • Salesman
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Dressmaker
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 379 immigration records available for the last name Blennerhassett. 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 266 military records available for the last name Blennerhassett. For the veterans among your Blennerhassett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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