When Howard Layton Blood was born on 11 February 1911, in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States, his father, John Hooper Blood, was 44 and his mother, Drucilla Grace Layton, was 38. He married Marcelle Linford on 14 March 1935, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Davis, Utah, United States in 1950. He died on 12 January 1981, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States.
English: occupational name for a blood-letter, based on the Middle English verb bloden ‘to let blood’. The usual Middle English terms for this occupation were bloodletter or blooder.
English: possibly also a nickname from Middle English blode ‘blood’, used as an oath (short for God's blood) but also as a term of address for a blood relative, as in: ‘Now beth nought wroth, my blode, my nece’ (Chaucer). It could also mean ‘child, near relative’ and ‘someone as dear to one as one's own offspring’.
Irish (of English origin): According to MacLysaght, the Irish family of this name came to Ireland (Clare) in the 16th century from Derbyshire, where they were originally called by the Welsh surname ap Llwyd (see Lloyd), but the Welsh origin is dubious, and it is more likely that the surname is derived from 1 or 2 above.
My dad is named after Great Grandpa Blood. My dad is Kevin Howard Blood. This is a tradition that was kept by my parents, I have my Grandpa's name as my middle name.
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