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Gleason Name Meaning

Irish (Munster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Glasáin, from a diminutive of glas ‘green’, ‘blue’, ‘gray’.

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


Similar surnames: Glendon, Glennon, Glasson, Greason, Gleeson, Eason, Alexson, Gregson

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Gleason Family Origin

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Gleason Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Gen Lab

    13%
  • Ag Laborer

    7%
  • Boiler Maker

    7%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gleason family was Boiler Maker. Farmer, Gen Lab and Ag Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gleason. The most common Gleason occupation in the UK was Farmer. 13% of Gleason's were Farmers.

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Gleason Historical Records

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Gleason Life Expectancy

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