Glassburn Family History

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Glassburn Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized form of German Glas(s)brenner, an occupational name for a glass maker, from German Glas ‘glass’ + Brenner ‘burner’.

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


Similar surnames: Glassberg, Glass, Glaser, Lasser, Glassman, Glasson, Grassman

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Glassburn Family Origin

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Glassburn Family Occupations

What did your Glassburn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Glassburn family was Field Laborer. The most common Glassburn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Glassburn's were Farmers. Farmer, Grain Dealer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glassburn.

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Grain Dealer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Field Laborer

    5%

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Glassburn Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Glassburn Life Expectancy

What is the average Glassburn lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Glassburn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Glassburn in 1943 was 36, and 51 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glassburn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Glassburn 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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