Blessington Family History

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Blessington Name Meaning

English (now most common in northern Ireland): probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, most likely somewhere in Lancashire or Yorkshire.

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


Similar surnames: Brassington, Brewington, Lenington, Blessing, Hedrington, Essington

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Blessington Family Origin

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Blessington Family Occupations

What did your Blessington ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Blessington occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Blessington's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Blessington family was Broker. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blessington.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Broker

    5%

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Blessington Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Blessington Life Expectancy

What is the average Blessington lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Blessington life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Blessington in 1944 was 35, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blessington

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blessington 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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