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Blessing Name Meaning

German: patronymic from a variant of the personal name Blasius. German: probably a habitational name from a place called Blessing or Bläsing. English or Irish: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Blessinger, Leising, Blaesing, Bressan, Breeding, Boening, Lessing

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Blessing Family Origin

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Blessing Family Occupations

What did your Blessing ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Blessing occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 50% of Blessing's were Carpenters. Carpenter and Servant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Blessing.

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  • Carpenter

    50%
  • Servant

    50%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Blessing ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Blessing Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Blessing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blessing 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Blessing. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Blessing. For the veterans among your Blessing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blessing Life Expectancy

What is the average Blessing lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Blessing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Blessing in 1951 was 40, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blessing

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blessing ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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