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Origins of the Blakley surname

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About the Blakleys

We have a total number of 2812 records for people with the last name Blakley.

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Where do most Blakleys live?

In 1921, most Blakleys lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Blakleys

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We have 1,840 records for the Blakley surname. The oldest one dates back to 1573.

Who were Blakleys most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Blakley first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Blakleys

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

Common Female occupations for Blakleys in 1921
Cotton Weaver








Domestic Servant


Common Male occupations for Blakleys in 1921
Coal Miner


Farm Hands


General Farmers




Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers


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