Gladd Family History

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Gladd Name Meaning

English (possibly also Scandinavian): variant spelling of Glad.

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


Similar surnames: Glad, Goard, Egland, Gard, Glade, Gladen, Glave, Lady, Grand, Gladden

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Gladd Family Origin

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Gladd Family Occupations

What did your Gladd ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gladd occupation in the USA was Clerk In Drug Store. 17% of Gladd's were Clerk In Drug Stores. A less common occupation for the Gladd family was Mining Coal. Clerk In Drug Store, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gladd.

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  • Clerk In Drug Store

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Mining Coal

    17%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gladd ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gladd Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Gladd. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gladd 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 Gladd. 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 Gladd. For the veterans among your Gladd ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gladd Life Expectancy

What is the average Gladd lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Gladd life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Gladd in 1954 was 47, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gladd

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gladd 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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