Glaab Name Meaning

German: from Polish glab ‘cabbage stalk’, probably a nickname for a cabbage grower or for a simpleton.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Glab, Glaub, Garb, Glomb, Glaza, Gaar, Golab, Grab, Glas, Claar

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Glaab Family Origin

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Glaab Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Butcher

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

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In 1880, Farmer, Butcher and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glaab. The most common Glaab occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Glaab's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Glaab family was Laborer.

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Glaab Historical Records

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Glaab Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Glaab life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Glaab in 1952 was 59, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glaab

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