Glasby Family History

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Glasby Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: reduced form of Gillespie.

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

Similar surnames: Glaspy, Glaspey, Glass, Clasby, Glancy, Gulsby, Glascoe, Grass, Lauby

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Glasby Family Origin

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Glasby Family Occupations

What did your Glasby ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farm Labourer and Gun Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glasby. The most common Glasby occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 9% of Glasby's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Glasby family was Labourer.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farm Labourer

  • Gun Maker

  • Labourer


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

Glasby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Glasby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Glasby 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 693 immigration records available for the last name Glasby. 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 Glasby. For the veterans among your Glasby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Glasby Life Expectancy

What is the average Glasby lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Glasby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Glasby in 1962 was 71, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glasby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Glasby 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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