Glasson Family History

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Glasson Name Meaning

English (of Cornish origin): metonymic occupational name for a glazier or glass blower. Scottish: reduced form of McGlasson. French and Swiss French: from a diminutive of glace ‘ice’, hence a nickname for a cold person.

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

Similar surnames: Glass, Gladson, Hasson, Glasgow, Garson, Gasson, Gascon, Closson

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Glasson Family Origin

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Glasson Family Occupations

What did your Glasson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Dressmaker and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glasson. The most common Glasson occupation in the UK was Farmer. 9% of Glasson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Glasson family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Dressmaker

  • Annuitant

  • Blacksmith


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

Glasson Historical Records

What Glasson family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Glasson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Glasson 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Glasson. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Glasson. For the veterans among your Glasson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Glasson Life Expectancy

What is the average Glasson lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Glasson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Glasson in 1944 was 33, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glasson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Glasson 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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