Glawe Name Meaning

habitational name from Glave in Mecklenburg. nickname for someone with a large or otherwise remarkable head, from Slavic glava ‘head’. (Gläwe): either a variant of 1 or more probably from the personal name Klaus.

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


Similar surnames: Glade, Glaub, Glave, Clare, Plate, Blake, Place, Lake, Slape, Lare

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Glawe Family Origin

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Glawe Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    22%
  • Awning Maker

    11%
  • Brick And Stone Mason

    11%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Glawe family was Brick And Stone Mason. Farmer, Laborer and Awning Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Glawe. The most common Glawe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Glawe's were Farmers.

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Glawe Historical Records

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Glawe Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Glawe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Glawe in 1946 was 52, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Glawe

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