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Blount (surname)

Blount (or Blunt) is a common surname of English derivation, meaning "blonde, fair" (Old French blund), or dull (Middle English blunt, blont)

  • Bessie Blount, mistress of Henry VIII of England and mother of his only illegitimate son, Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset
  • Bessie Blount, (1914–2009) an African American inventor
  • Charles Blount (deist), (1654–1693), author and son of Sir Henry Blount
  • Charles Hubert Boulby Blount (1893-1940), English airman and cricketer
  • Sir Christopher Blount (d. 1601), companion of Sir Walter Raleigh and cousin of Charles Blount, 1st Earl of Devonshire
  • Edward Blount (or Blunt), publishing partner for the First Folio of the works of Shakespeare
  • Elizabeth Blount (1502–1540), mistress of Henry VIII and the mother of his illegitimate son, Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset
  • Sir James Blount (d. 1493), English commander of the fortress of Hammes and a minor character in Shakespeare's play Richard III
  • F. Nelson Blount, (1918–1967), President and founder of Blount Seafood Corporation, millionaire and collector of vintage steam locomotives and rail cars.
  • Sir Henry Blount, author of Voyage into the Levant (1635)
  • Herman Blount, (1914–1993), birth name of jazz musician Sun Ra
  • James Henderson Blount (1837–1903), U.S. congressman from Georgia, Minister to Hawaii
  • James Blunt born James Hillier Blount, British musician, singer/songwriter
  • LeGarrette Blount (1986—), National Football League player
  • Mark Blount (1975—), American basketball player
  • Mel Blount (1948—), American professional football player
  • Ralph Blount (or Blunt), merchant tailor of London, father of Edward Blount
  • Richard Blount, S.J. (1565–1638), English Priest and Jesuit Provincial
  • Roy Blount, Jr. (1941—), American humorist
  • Sir Thomas Blount (died 1400), courtier, executed for his part in the Epiphany Rising
  • Thomas Blount (born c 1604), English civil war soldier, MP and inventor.
  • Thomas Blount (1618–1679), English antiquarian and lexicographer
  • Thomas Blount (1759–1812), American Revolutionary War veteran and congressman from North Carolina
  • William Blount (1749–1800), American statesman and senator from Tennessee
  • W. Frank Blount (1938—), American businessman
  • William Grainger Blount (1784–1827), American statesman from Tennessee, son of William Blount
  • Willie Blount (1768–1835), American Governor of Tennessee, half-brother of William Blount
  • Winton M. Blount (1921–2002), American industrialist and US Postmaster-General
  • Cecil Blount DeMille (1881–1959), American film producer and businessman
  • Michael Blount (1529–c.1597), Sheriff of Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire
  • Blount baronets, English baronets of Sodington and Tittenhanger

English nobility, Barons Mountjoy and Earls of Newport in the English Peerage:

  • Walter Blount, 1st Baron Mountjoy (1420–1474)
  • Edward Blount, 2nd Baron Mountjoy (1467–1475)
  • John Blount, 3rd Baron Mountjoy (1445–1485)
  • William Blount, 4th Baron Mountjoy (1478–1534) scholar and chamberlain to Catherine of Aragon
  • Charles Blount, 5th Baron Mountjoy (1516–1544)
  • James Blount, 6th Baron Mountjoy (died 1581)
  • William Blount, 7th Baron Mountjoy (1561–1594)
  • Charles Blount, 1st Earl of Devon and 8th Baron Mountjoy (1562–1606), English courtier, soldier, and colonial administrator
  • Mountjoy Blount, 1st Earl of Newport (1597–1665)
  • Mountjoy Blount, 2nd Earl of Newport (1630–1674)
  • Thomas Blount, 3rd Earl of Newport (died 1675)
  • Henry Blount, 4th Earl of Newport (died 1679)
Gazetteer

Blount -- U.S. County in Tennessee

Population (2000): 105823
Housing Units (2000): 47059
Land area (2000): 558.561873 sq. miles (1446.668549 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 8.083183 sq. miles (20.935346 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 566.645056 sq. miles (1467.603895 sq. km)
Located within: Tennessee (TN), FIPS 47
Location: 35.754277 N, 83.969238 W
Headwords:
Blount
Blount, TN
Blount County
Blount County, TN

Blount -- U.S. County in Alabama

Population (2000): 51024
Housing Units (2000): 21158
Land area (2000): 645.585188 sq. miles (1672.057889 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 5.018892 sq. miles (12.998871 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 650.604080 sq. miles (1685.056760 sq. km)
Located within: Alabama (AL), FIPS 01
Location: 33.978461 N, 86.554768 W
Headwords:
Blount
Blount, AL
Blount County
Blount County, AL

Usage examples of "blount".

After Garcia stormed off, Blount hurriedly doffed the remainder of his armor, and then pulled himself hand over hand to his small shipboard office.

Once Blount is dealt with, perhaps you can win freedom for your cities.

It irked Blount that his people had stumbled at such a critical moment.

It had seemed fate when Blount located Larson Sands and his people as they licked their wounds aboard Port Gregson.

My spies tell me Admiral Blount has been tearing Glasgow apart looking for the fugitives ever since.

Herrera was one of the few people Blount trusted to help him with planning the raid on Cloudcroft.

Even in the pristine air, the immense cloud canyon was too wide for Blount to have any hope of seeing the other side.

The first Blount would hear of it would be when his own security chief arrived to arrest him.

It had been with more than a little trepidation that Blount had ordered a fast ship to take him to Cloudcroft.

Except this one, Blount knew, was the only city on Saturn that really counted.

The scowl on his face told Blount all he needed to know about his superior’s mood.

I have it from a confidential source on Samorset’s staff that Blount is being disciplined for the sloppy way he handled the Glasgow envelopment, and for his inability to quell the resistance.

Then, when the captive’s abused body finally surrendered its hold on consciousness, Blount had given orders that he be put out of his misery.

She remembered the final interview with Mikal Blount before they had dumped her in a tank and put her to sleep.

Actually, the massacre of the Titanian scientists was about the only thing Mikal Blount had done on Earth of which he approved.