Gladstone Family History

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Gladstone Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place near Biggar in Lanarkshire, apparently named from Old English gleoda ‘kite’ + stan ‘stone’. Jewish (American): Americanized form of Glatshteyn, an ornamental surname composed of Yiddish glat ‘flat’ + shteyn ‘stone’.

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

Similar surnames: Goldstone, Blackstone, Blystone, Gladson, Broadstone, Lidstone

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Gladstone Family Origin

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Gladstone Family Occupations

What did your Gladstone ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gladstone. 2% of Gladstone men worked as a General Labourer and 47% of Gladstone women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gladstone were Fish Merchant and Unpaid Domestic Dut

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Private Means
  • Bricklayer
  • Fish Merchant

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut

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

Gladstone Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Gladstone. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gladstone 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Gladstone. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Gladstone. For the veterans among your Gladstone ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gladstone Life Expectancy

What is the average Gladstone lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Gladstone life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Gladstone in 1951 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

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