Origins of the Blaken surname

About the Blakens

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    In 1921, most Blakens lived in south-west

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    Interesting facts about Blaken

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    What are the most common Blaken first names?

    William

    Thomas

    Elizabeth

    Emma

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    Common jobs for Blakens

    Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

    Commmon female occupations for Blakens in 1921

    Domestic Servant

    3

    Cook Domestic

    2

    General Servant

    2

    Apprentice

    1

    Attends School

    1

    Commmon male occupations for Blakens in 1921

    Farmer

    9

    Agricultural Labourer

    4

    Farmers Son

    3

    General Labourer

    3

    Farm Labourer

    2

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