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Blond Surname Meaning

French: nickname from Old French blund blond ‘fair-haired’ a word of ancient Germanic origin (compare 2 below). It is also found in Denmark as a surname of Huguenot origin. Compare Leblond . Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from German Yiddish blond ‘fair-haired’.

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

Similar surnames: Blunt, Bland, Blind, Bond, Bloch, Lind, Bold, Boone, Glod, Long

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Where is the Blond family from?

You can see how Blond families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Blond family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Blond families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 32 Blond families living in London. This was about 43% of all the recorded Blond's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Blond families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Blond surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Blond ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Printer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Blond. 100% of Blond men worked as a Printer and 82% of Blond women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 1939

  • Printer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • L C C Elementary School Teacher
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Blond. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Blond. For the veterans among your Blond ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Blond lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Blond life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Blond in 1955 was 49, and 84 in 2004.

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