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Glazebrook Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Cheshire, named from the Glaze Brook, the stream on which it stands (a British name, from Welsh glas ‘gray’, ‘green’, ‘blue’) + Old English broc ‘stream’. The surname is also common in Devon, where it probably derives from a place by a stream similarly named, a small tributary of the Avon.

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


Similar surnames: Lashbrook, Claybrook, Glasscock, Seabrook, Holbrook, Benbrook

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Where is the Glazebrook family from?

You can see how Glazebrook families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Glazebrook family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Glazebrook families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there were 115 Glazebrook families living in Lancashire. This was about 18% of all the recorded Glazebrook's in the UK. Lancashire had the highest population of Glazebrook families in 1891.
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What did your Glazebrook ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Glazebrook. 22% of Glazebrook men worked as a General Labourer and 73% of Glazebrook women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Glazebrook were Bread Baker and Private Means.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    22%
  • Builders Labourer
    14%
  • Pea Nut Vendor
    14%
  • Bread Baker
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    73%
  • Housewife
    6%
  • Incapacitated
    4%
  • Private Means
    4%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Glazebrook. For the veterans among your Glazebrook ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Glazebrook lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Glazebrook life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Glazebrook in 1954 was 71, and 66 in 2004.

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