Blewett Family History

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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 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Blewett. 22% of Blewett men worked as a Farmer and 31% of Blewett women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blewett were Clerk and Fintter

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Agent
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
  • Income
  • Farmers Daughter
  • Fintter

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Blewett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 23,000 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 3,000 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 2,000 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

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