Glave Family History

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Glave Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of MacGlave, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Laithimh (see Glavin 2). English: variant of Gleave. German: habitational name from a place so named in Mecklenberg-West Pomerania.

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

Similar surnames: Grave, Glade, Graven, Plate, Glawe, Glaves, Slape, Cleve, Clare, Lake

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Glave Family Origin

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Glave Family Occupations

What did your Glave ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Coal Mine Repairer Below Heavy Worker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Glave. 5% of Glave men worked as a Coal Mine Repairer Below Heavy Worker and 50% of Glave women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Glave were Builder (in Partnership) and Coal Colliery Screen Hand

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Coal Mine Repairer Below Heavy Worker
  • General Labourer
  • Assistant Schoolmaster
  • Builder (in Partnership)

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Asbestos Parker
  • Club Stewardess
  • Coal Colliery Screen Hand

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Glave Historical Records

What Glave family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Glave. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Glave 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 504 immigration records available for the last name Glave. 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 367 military records available for the last name Glave. For the veterans among your Glave ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Glave Life Expectancy

What is the average Glave lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Glave life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Glave in 1959 was 38, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glave

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Glave 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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