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Blewett Name Meaning

English: from Middle English bluet ‘blue woolen cloth’ or bleuet ‘cornflower’, perhaps applied as a nickname for a habitual wearer of blue clothes or for someone with blue eyes. Both terms are from Old French bleuet, a diminutive of bleu ‘blue’, a word of Germanic origin (see Blau).

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


Similar surnames: Blissett, Fleet, Jewett, Baskett, Burgett, Brett, Berrett, Leet, Lett

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Blewett Family Origin

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Blewett Family Occupations

What did your Blewett ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Blewett family was School. The most common Blewett occupation in Canada was Farmer. 21% of Blewett's were Farmers. Farmer, Clerk and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blewett.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Clerk

    14%
  • Labourer

    14%
  • School

    14%

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

Blewett Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Blewett Life Expectancy

What is the average Blewett lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Blewett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Blewett in 1942 was 63, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blewett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blewett 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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