Glanville Family History

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Glanville Name Meaning

(of Norman origin) habitational name from a place in Calvados, France, named from a Germanic personal name of uncertain form and meaning + Old French ville ‘settlement’. habitational name from Glanvill Farm in Devon, Clanville in Somerset and Hampshire, or Clanfield in Hampshire, or from some other place likewise named with Old English cl?ne ‘clean’ (i.e. free of brambles and undergrowth) + feld ‘pasture’, ‘open country’ (see Field).

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


Similar surnames: Granville, Linville, Banville, Saville, Lavelle, Carville, Neville

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Glanville Family Origin

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Glanville Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Grocer

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Dressmaker

    2%

In 1881, the most common Glanville occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Glanville's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Glanville family was Dressmaker. Farmer, Grocer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glanville.

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