Blue Name Meaning

English: generally a fairly recent Americanized form of German Blau or the French cognate Bleu.

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


Similar surnames: Belue, Brue, Lue, Bose, Baum, Plume, Bruer, Bale, Prue, Balle

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Blue Family Origin

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Blue Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Cultivateur

    5%
  • Cultivateur Son

    5%
  • Servant

    3%

In 1881, Farmer, Cultivateur and Cultivateur Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blue. A less common occupation for the Blue family was Servant. The most common Blue occupation in Canada was Farmer. 39% of Blue's were Farmers.

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Blue Historical Records

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Blue Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Blue life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Blue in 1940 was 29, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blue

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