Gladwell Family History

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Gladwell Name Meaning

English: apparently a habitational name, from an unidentified place, perhaps in East Anglia, where the surname is most common today.

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


Similar surnames: Glidewell, Bradwell, Glaspell, Adwell, Bramwell, Birdwell, Kidwell

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Gladwell Family Origin

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Gladwell Family Occupations

What did your Gladwell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Thatcher, Agricultural Labourer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gladwell. The most common Gladwell occupation in the UK was Thatcher. 10% of Gladwell's were Thatchers. A less common occupation for the Gladwell family was Farm Labourer.

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  • Thatcher

    10%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Bricklayer

    3%
  • Farm Labourer

    3%

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

Gladwell Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gladwell Life Expectancy

What is the average Gladwell lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Gladwell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gladwell in 1960 was 53, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gladwell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gladwell 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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