Blomquist Family History

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Blomquist Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name composed of the elements blom ‘flower’ + quist, an old or ornamental spelling of kvist ‘twig’.

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


Similar surnames: Lofquist, Almquist, Boquist, Elmquist, Stromquist, Palmquist

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Blomquist Family Origin

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Blomquist Family Occupations

What did your Blomquist ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Blomquist occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Blomquist's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blomquist. A less common occupation for the Blomquist family was Clothing Cutter.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Shoemaker

    7%
  • Clothing Cutter

    4%

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

Blomquist Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Blomquist Life Expectancy

What is the average Blomquist lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Blomquist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Blomquist in 1953 was 35, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blomquist

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blomquist 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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