Gladbach Family History

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Gladbach Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of various (mainly Rhineland) places named Gladbach, Gladbeck, Gladebeck.

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

Similar surnames: Laubach, Goldbach, Kalbach, Limbach, Harbach, Wambach, Grumbach

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Gladbach Family Origin

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Gladbach Family Occupations

What did your Gladbach ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gladbach occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Gladbach's were Farmers. Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gladbach.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House


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Gladbach Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gladbach. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gladbach census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Gladbach. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Gladbach. For the veterans among your Gladbach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gladbach Life Expectancy

What is the average Gladbach lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2001, in the United States, Gladbach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Gladbach in 1961 was 52, and 69 in 2001.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gladbach ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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