Blount Family History

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Blount Name Meaning

English: variant of Blunt.

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

Similar surnames: Blunt, Bound, Brunt, Borne, Bolt, Bouch, Blank, Pont, Blong, Baloun

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Blount Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Blount name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Blount. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


  • Germanic Europe


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Blount Family Origin

Where is the Blount family from?

Blount Family Occupations

What did your Blount ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Blount family was Carpenter. The most common Blount occupation in Canada was Farmer. 21% of Blount's were Farmers. Farmer, Machinist and Conductor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blount.

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  • Farmer

  • Machinist

  • Conductor

  • Carpenter


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

Blount Historical Records

What Blount family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 67,000 census records available for the last name Blount. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blount 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Blount. 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 15,000 military records available for the last name Blount. For the veterans among your Blount ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Blount Life Expectancy

What is the average Blount lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Blount life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Blount in 1940 was 48, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blount

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blount 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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