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Blurton Name Meaning

English (Staffordshire): habitational name from Blurton in Staffordshire so named with an Old English word blōr possibly ‘hill’ + Old English tūn ‘settlement’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Burton, Buxton, Burston, Lorton, Luxton, Luton, Lutton, Brunton

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Where is the Blurton family from?

You can see how Blurton families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Blurton family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Blurton families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 9 Blurton families living in British Columbia. This was about 64% of all the recorded Blurton's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Blurton families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Blurton surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Blurton ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Clerk was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Blurton. 100% of Blurton men worked as a Clerk. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Blurton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blurton census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 387 immigration records available for the last name Blurton. 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 Cards

There are 903 military records available for the last name Blurton. For the veterans among your Blurton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Blurton lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Blurton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Blurton in 1959 was 37, and 79 in 2004.

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