Glade Name Meaning

Northern Irish: reduced form of McGlade. English: topographic name for someone who lived in a glade, Middle English glade. English: from an Old English personal name Glæd. German (also Gläde): nickname for a handsome man, from Middle Low German glad(de) ‘smooth’, ‘shining’.

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


Similar surnames: Gade, Lade, Glad, Slade, Blake, Quade, Clare, Glave, Lake, Dade

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Glade Family Origin

Where is the Glade family from?

SHOW MORE

Glade Family Occupations

What did your Glade ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Annuitant

    13%
  • Basket Maker

    13%
  • Dairyman (Ag)

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Glade family was Farmer. The most common Glade occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 13% of Glade's were Annuitants. Annuitant, Basket Maker and Dairyman (Ag) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glade.

Source: Census data for Glade | Data not to scale

Glade Historical Records

What Glade family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Glade ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Glade

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Glade Life Expectancy

What is the average Glade lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Glade 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Glade life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Glade in 1944 was 26, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glade

Famous Glade Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Look up another name