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

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  • Coal Miner

    15%
  • Annuitant

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Brickmaker

    5%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Annuitant and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glave. A less common occupation for the Glave family was Brickmaker. The most common Glave occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 15% of Glave's were Coal Miners.

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Glave Historical Records

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Glave Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1959 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glave

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