Glade Family History

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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

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Glade Family Origin

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Glade Family Occupations

What did your Glade ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Shipwright and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Glade. 34% of Glade men worked as a Shipwright and 89% of Glade women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Glade were Builders Labourer and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Shipwright
    34%
  • Baker
    34%
  • Builders Labourer
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    89%
  • Unpaid Household Duties
    6%
  • Domestic Duties
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Glade Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Glade. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Glade 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Glade. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Glade. For the veterans among your Glade ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Glade Life Expectancy

What is the average Glade lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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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.

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