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Blood Name Meaning

English: evidently from Old English blod ‘blood’, but with what significance is not clear. In Middle English the word was in use as a metonymic occupational term for a physician, i.e. one who lets blood, and also as an affectionate term of address for a blood relative. Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Llwyd ‘son of Llwyd’ (see Lloyd).

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


Similar surnames: Bloyd, Bloom, Flood, Bond, Hood, Good, Bold, Boot, Bland, Blind

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Blood Family Origin

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Blood Family Occupations

What did your Blood ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Blood occupation in Canada was Farmer. 25% of Blood's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Coachman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blood. A less common occupation for the Blood family was Fisherman.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Butcher

    13%
  • Coachman

    13%
  • Fisherman

    13%

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

Blood Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Blood Life Expectancy

What is the average Blood lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Blood life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Blood in 1942 was 20, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blood 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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